Environment and Planning

Environment and planning law is concerned with the laws and administrative structures that regulate how individuals and corporations interact with the natural and built environment.

External Resources

Where to go for help

  • Environmental Defenders Office Qld Inc – The Environmental Defenders Office Qld Inc is a non-profit, non-government community legal centre dedicated to providing legal advice and representation to individuals and community groups working to protect the environment.
  • Queensland Department of Environment and Science – The Department is responsible for managing the health of the environment to protect Queensland’s unique ecosystems, including its landscapes and waterways, as well as its native plants and animals and biodiversity.
  • Commonwealth Department of Environment – The Department is responsible for implementing the Australian Government’s policies to protect our environment and heritage, and to promote a sustainable way of life.


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