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Australian Environment and Planning Law

The Australian Environment & Planning Law Group of the Legal Practice Section of the Law Council of Australia is a representative group of leading environment and planning lawyers in Australia.

Role and Objectives

To advise and assist the Federal Government and State Governments and Territories on:

Encourage young lawyers by the award of the Young Environmental Lawyer of the Year Award in various States.

The Group consists of leading planning and environment lawyers in each State of Australia.  We have advised on Federal and State (when requested to do so) legislation in relation to the environment, biodiversity, contamination and pollution.

To find out more about the activities of the Australian Environment and Planning Law Group, contact the Section Administrator or a Group member.


Ms Jess Feehely
Environmental Defender's Office
131 Macquarie St
Hobart TAS 7000
T. (03) 6223 2770
F. (03) 6223 2074



Mr Travis Kotzur
T.  (02) 6246 3788



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