Northern Territory
Forming an Environmental Group in the NT

Individuals and community groups in the NT can participate in environmental decision-making and trying to improve environmental laws by lobbying for change (law reform). If a number of people have the same concerns about an environmental issue, there may be benefits in coming together to form an environmental group.

Northern Territory
Sources of environmental law in the NT

There are two sources of law in Australia and the Northern Territory. These are legislation and common law. International laws may assist courts in deciding how to interpret the law. Information is also provided here on how to find laws.