The National Environmental Law Association is Australia’s premier environmental law organisation.

Established in 1982 NELA brings together professionals in environment and resources law and related disciplines. It's for anyone interested in environmental law.

To achieve its purpose, NELA:

Provides a forum for and otherwise assist the discussion, consideration and advancement of environmental law among the legal profession and wider community.

Makes recommendations and submissions on matters of environmental law in Australia.

Convenes and holds seminars, lectures and conferences.