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The Land and Environment Court of New South Wales (the Court) is the first specialist environmental superior court in the world. It was established on 1 September 1980 by the Land and Environment Court Act 1979 (the Court Act).
The Court’s jurisdiction includes merits review, judicial review, civil enforcement, criminal prosecution, criminal appeals and civil claims about planning, environmental, land, mining and other legislation.
We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we work and we pay respect to the Elders, past, present and future.