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

Managing Lawyer, Northern Territory

The Managing Lawyer, Northern Territory, is a leadership position in the EDO sitting within our Healthy Environment and Justice Program. The role is based in Darwin and involves travel across the Territory including to remote locations. It is offered on a full time and ongoing basis. Read more.

Legal Administrator, Safe Climate (Gas & Commercial), Sydney

An exciting opportunity for a skilled legal administrator to join the largest environmental legal not for profit in the Australia-Pacific working for a safe and healthy environment. Read more.