Defending the Environment, Advancing the Law. EDO NSW is a not-for-profit non-government legal centre specialising in public interest environmental law.
EDO NSW is a community legal centre specialising in public interest environmental law. We help people who want to protect the environment through law.
Our reputation is built on:
Successful environmental outcomes using the law
With over 25 years’ experience in environmental law, EDO NSW has a proven track record in achieving positive environmental outcomes for the community.
Broad environmental expertise
EDO NSW is the acknowledged expert when it comes to the law and how it applies to the environment. We help the community to solve environmental issues by providing legal and scientific advice, community legal education and proposals for better laws.
Independent and accessible services
As a non-government and not-for-profit legal centre, our services are provided without fear or favour. Anyone can contact us to get free initial legal advice about an environmental problem, with many of our services targeted at rural and regional communities.
EDO NSW is the only legal centre in NSW that provides specialist advice about public interest environmental law matters. Since 1985 EDO NSW has pursued its mission of providing public interest legal services to regional, state and national conservation groups, resident action groups and individuals, to protect the built and natural environment.