Water Amendment Bill 2018

EDO does not support the Water Amendment Bill, a position that reflects the submission we made to the Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) during the public consultation period for the Northern Basin Review recommendation. […]

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Our clients

Environmental Defenders Office represents a diverse range of public interest clients. Meet just a few of them. EDO is representing Bushfire Survivors for Climate Action who are calling on the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) in NSW to develop a climate change policy to regulate greenhouse gas pollutants. “Bushfire Survivors for Climate Action has been really thrilled […]

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Analysis: Climate change and water governance in an era of high-tech irrigation

Improving adaptation, sustainability, transparency and public trust On 19 February this year, Dr Emma Carmody, EDO’s Special Counsel and water law expert, gave this opening address at an international workshop jointly sponsored by the Australian Centre for Climate and Environmental Law, University of Sydney Law School and Environmental Defenders Office. Here Emma explains why making […]

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Have Your Say

Your opportunity to comment on issues near you On this page you will find national (Commonwealth) consultations and calls for public comment under the EPBC (Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation) Act. For public consultations in your state or territory, go to: ACT Northern Territory NSW Queensland South Australia Tasmania Western Australia For tips on how […]

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Welcome to the new Environmental Defenders Office

Today we launch the Environmental Defenders Office, Australia’s new national, not-for- profit legal watchdog for the environment. The Environmental Defenders Office will see eight state and territory EDOs join forces to become the largest community legal centre for the environment in the Asia-Pacific. As a united organisation, we will take high-impact enforcement cases to the […]

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