Australia’s premier national environmental law organisation

The National Environmental Law Association (NELA) was established in 1982. Our object is to promote the understanding of the role of environmental law in regulating and managing the conservation and usage of the environment.

Become a Member

Anyone with an interest in environmental law and policy can join NELA.

Present membership includes MPs, State and Federal public servants, lawyers, engineers, local government officers, academics, librarians, town planners, environmental consultants, architects, and people from many other disciplines.

Corporate members are displayed on NELA’s website and have the opportunity to sponsor NELA events and conferences.

NELA offers its members a range of exclusive membership benefits.

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