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Anyone with an interest in environmental law and policy can join NELA. Present membership includes  lawyers, academics, civil servants, librarians, town planners, environmental consultants, architects, and law students.

Corporate Members

Are displayed on our website and have the opportunity to sponsor NELA events and conferences.

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Membership Benefits

NELA offers its members a range of exclusive membership benefits including:

Discounted rates at NELA events

Access to NELA’s Bulletin and special publications such as conference papers

Access to information about recent developments in environmental law including legislation, case notes, policy and international developments


Access to webinars and online events

Resource and networking opportunities through our member’s only access area on our website; as well as opportunities to contribute to environmental law and policy in Australia through articles, submissions, online forums and events

Membership Types

NELA has five categories of membership: individual, corporate, life member, affiliate organisation, and student.

Individual membership is open to anyone interested in environmental law and who agrees to the purposes of the company.

Corporate membership is open to any organisation that agrees to the purposes of the association, joining on behalf of five or more nominated individual members.Different membership rates apply for not-for-profit entities.

Student membership is an individual membership that is offered at a discount for full time students who provide a copy of their student card with their application form or renewal.

NELA offers Life membership to people who have made an outstanding contribution to the organisation and the practice of environmental law.

Please email for more information.