Environmental Defenders Office (EDO) is the largest environmental legal centre in the Australia-Pacific, dedicated to protecting our climate, communities and shared environment through groundbreaking litigation and law reform advocacy.

Find out about volunteering for EDO, as a legal student, lawyer, scientist or office support.


Positions available

Solicitor/Senior Solicitor – Four Positions, Multiple Locations
This is a unique opportunity to join the EDO in a period of growth and rapid expansion, with new solicitor positions for talented and experienced solicitors in 4 of our 8 offices around the country. We are recruiting for either a solicitor or senior solicitor to join the ACT, NSW, Southern & Central Queensland and Tasmanian practices within our new Healthy Environment and Justice Program. These positions report to the Managing Lawyer of the State or Territory practice. Read more.

Solicitor – Biodiversity
We have a fantastic opportunity to join the EDO’s national biodiversity legal practice as a Biodiversity Solicitor. Read more.

Legal Administrator – Four Positions, Multiple Locations
An exciting opportunity for skilled legal administrators to join the largest environmental legal not for profit in the Australia-Pacific working for a safe and healthy environment.
View Brisbane position here.
View Hobart position here.
View Sydney position here.
View Perth position here.