NELA has partnerships with like minded organizations through which we share information, cross promote each others’ events, co-host events, and share member discounts for events.

Resources Management Law Association (New Zealand)

         The Resource Management Law Association of New Zealand Inc (RMLA) was established in October 1992. The Object of the Association is to promote within New Zealand an understanding of resource management law and its implementation and multi-disciplinary framework; excellence in resource management policy and practice; resource management processes which are legally sound, effective and efficient and which produce high-quality environmental outcomes.


Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand

  The Institute is a leading professional body in Australia and New Zealand for environmental practitioners, and promotes independent and interdisciplinary discourse on environmental issues.


Victorian Planning and Environment Law Association

  Working together for the better management of our cities, towns and regions. VPELA also facilitates a strong, entertaining and sociable forum for all members.


Australian Committee of the International Committee for the Conservation of Nature (ACIUCN)

  The Australian Committee for IUCN (ACIUCN) was founded in 1979 to provide a national focus for Australian member organisations of the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Its role is to support IUCN’s global mission for ‘a just world which values and conserves nature’. It both encourages global contributions and seeks conservation outcomes within Australia through informed and apolitical meetings on key environmental policy matters. These meetings bring together many sectors -   government, non-government and academic institutions in collegiate discussions and generate solidly-based policy inputs.


Sustainable Business Australia

  SBA is a business think tank and advocacy group promoting commercial solutions to environmental challenges.


NELA is currently developing formal partnerships with state and territory Environment Defenders Offices around the country.

NELA also liaises with the Planning Institute of Australia, the Australian Mining and Petroleum Law Association, universities and others to provide information and promote debate on topics of common interest.

NELA has active relationships with sister organizations internationally including the United Kingdom Environmental Law Association, the American Bar Association’s International Environmental Law Committee, the Canadian Bar Association’s National Environmental, Energy and Resources Section and LAW ASIA.