UNSW Law & Justice has one of the largest and most experienced groups of environmental law scholars in Australia and the Asia Pacific.

With expertise across all levels of government and international law, our academics are the most experienced on legal matters relating to environmental protection, sustainability practices, climate change and the most pressing environmental issues of the day.

Our scholars are well versed in local government, state government and Australian government environmental policy, and can deftly navigate the complexities of environmental regulation and planning laws. We collaborate extensively on multi- and inter-disciplinary projects with academic, advocacy, governmental, non-governmental and industry colleagues and communities.

Our expertise

  • Built environment
  • Food law
  • Nature rights & earth governance
  • Oceans & coasts governance
  • Sustainable economies
  • Water & natural resources law