Lawyers for Forests is an association of legal professionals working towards the protection and conservation of Australia’s remaining native forests.
Lawyers for Forests believes that the industrial scale woodchipping and clear felling of our native forests is a matter of serious public concern. LFF is active on a number of levels to promote awareness of the issue and advocate change.
LFF does this by:
If you are a lawyer or law student and would like to assist us, we encourage you to become a member and join our network of lawyers accepting referrals, volunteer or make a donation to Lawyers for Forests.
If you are concerned that an activity is destroying the environment and may not comply with law, it is important to gather evidence and take the evidence to a lawyer.
This guide, prepared in collaboration with Environmental Justice Australia responds to some of the most common legal questions and issues that arise in forest actions.