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Environment and Planning Law Committee



Environment and Planning Law Careers Guide 2012

Environment and planning law is a growing and diverse area of law.  Created by members of the NSW Young Lawyers Environment and Planning Law Committee, this guide is intended to assist young lawyers take their first steps into a career in environment and planning law.

Employment and unpaid internship opportunities exist for environment and planning lawyers across public and regulatory, private and public interest sectors. This publication endeavours to capture, promote and encourage awareness of the diversity of interesting and rewarding opportunities available to young lawyers as they navigate this growing area.

Download the Careers Guide 2012

A Practitioner's Guide to the Land & Environment Court NSW

This publication offers a general introduction to the particular system of rules and practice notes of  the Court and is aimed at young and new practitioners, as well as unrepresented litigants. The online version of the 3rd Edition was updated on 30 June 2010 with a new Chapter 12, entitled Class 8 Proceedings in the Land and Environment Court. Please note that Chapter 12 is not included in the printed edition.

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Climate Law & Policy is produced by the Environmental Law Committee’s Sub-committee on Climate Change. It provides information and articles on a range of topics, such as climate change, energy / emissions reporting, international environmental obligations and cases relating to the concept of Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD). Download the current and previous editions below:

July 2009March 2009


The following are links to local environmental related websites.

Department of Climate ChangeNSW Department of Environment and Climate ChangeNSW Department of LandsDepartment of Local GovernmentDepartment of Urban Affairs and PlanningEnvironment AustraliaEnvironment and Planning Law AssociationEnvironment Protection AuthorityEnvironmental Defenders OfficeLawLink NSW - Attorney General's DepartmentLocal Government and Shires AssociationNational Environment Protection CouncilNSW Land and Environment CourtNSW Department of Energy, Utilities and SustainabilityWestern Australian Forest Alliance


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