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.

Our Values:

Commitment – We are committed to; a united organisation, to each other, to collaboration, to justice, to our communities and to creating a world where nature thrives.

Diversity – We are respectful of and welcome diversity of; staff, volunteers, offices, environmental regions, communities, stakeholders.

Integrity – We work effectively, efficiently, strategically, professionally and ethically; “justice is in our nature”.

Vision – We lead change and environmental empowerment using innovation, creativity, and courage.

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


Current Opportunities

First Nations Strategic Advisory Committee Members

The Environmental Defenders Office (EDO) is seeking to establish a First Nations Strategic Advisory Committee and is looking for people who would like to join. The Committee is highly respected within EDO. There are six positions. All positions are paid.

Expressions of interest close by the close of business, WST on 17th October 2022 – however, EOIs can be provided at any time. EDO will keep a pool of those interested, and contact you when a place becomes available. Find out more and apply here.

Senior Solicitor/Solicitor

We are recruiting for a Solicitor/Senior Solicitor to join the Safe Climate (Human Rights and Coal) Practice Team within our Systemic Change Program. Closes Sunday 11 December 2022. Read more.

Finance Manager

We are recruiting for a Finance Manager to join our Finance team. Closes Thursday 15 December 2022. Early applications are encouraged as interviews will be held on a rolling basis. Read more.