We all love our national parks and our iconic native wildlife. But our laws are not giving them the protection they need. Hard won environmental protections are being torn up. Our work as part of the Places You Love Alliance aims to strengthen federal environment laws. We’re working to:

  • Develop strong and effective national biodiversity laws
  • Develop strong and effective state based nature protection laws
  • Ensure effective protection of water ecosystems

Biodiversity Law

Many of our wild places and native species are under threat. We use the courts to protect them.

EJA report cover image

80 years ago this week, the last remaining Tasmanian Tiger died at Hobart Zoo.

Nature Protection Law

We’re in the midst of an extinction crisis. If we’re going to save what we have, nature needs strong laws.

Story about the Greater Glider in The Age, 3 June 2017 (Pic Pavel German)

What options are available to Victoria's Environment Minister to protect the Greater Glider?

Rivers and Wetlands

 We work with communities to ensure citizens have input into what’s decided about our rivers and wetlands.

Yarra reflaction

EJA's Bruce Lindsay explains why the new Yarra legislation is such an important advance.

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