Environmental Law Toolkit - NSW: A Community Guide to Environmental Law in New South Wales
Environmental Defender's Office (NSW)
Publication Date :
1 Jan 2005
5 Revised edition
The Environmental Law Toolkit is a community guide to environmental law in New South Wales. It is intended to provide a practical resource for members of the community with an interest in using the law to protect the environment. In particular, this guide covers the following elements of environmental law: environmental planning and assessment; natural resource management; pollution management; biodiversity conservation; and natural and cultural heritage. The guide also includes a chapter on environmental advocacy, covering topics such as: submissions, letters and petitions; using the media; access to information; defamation law and safe speech; incorporating an environmental group; corporations and environmental advocacy; environmental protest and criminal law; and seeking legal advice and representation.