Thanks to community donations, emergency funding from the Law Foundation of SA and in-kind support from Flinders University, the EDO will remain open at least until the 30th June 2015.
In this short video made for us by Nicholas Crouch from Natural Perspectives Films, Anne Daw (Kingston's Erin Brockovich) explains how advice from the EDO was crucial in her campaign against mining activity in the South East.
ANEDO responds to claims that EDOs are involved in illegal activism
The Australian Network of Environmental Defender’s Offices (ANEDO) said recent suggestions by a Federal Liberal member of parliament that the network was involved in ‘illegal activism’, and therefore should have its tax deductible charity status removed, were ridiculous.
"EDOs have a proud history of supporting the community and protecting the environment through legitimate legal means," said EDO NSW Principal Solicitor Sue Higginson.
Read more at http://www.edo.org.au/
Our New Office
The EDO now has a new home at Flinders University City Campus, level 1, 182 Victoria Square, Adelaide.
Our new phone number is 8359 2222
All other contact details remain the same.
All Federal funding to EDOs has been cut to zero
In spite of this setback, EDO SA fights on and continues to help the SA community protect our environment. Thanks to recent generous support from the Law Foundation of SA, Flinders University and the community, EDO SA is now able to remain open beyond 30th June. EDO SA is here to stay and here to help you and your local community protect our environment for this generation and future generations. It’s challenging and it’s tough – but it is worth it and we can do it.
For 22 years we have been a strong voice for the community, providing affordable expert legal services. To continue, we need your ongoing support today. Your gift will ensure that we can help the next community that faces a legal battle to protect our environment.
Your donation will help us to continue to defend our magical South Australian environment against unsustainable development and exploitation. Thank you for your valuable contribution.
Three things you can do to help us today - please:
Click to DONATE online at our GiveNow page to allow us to continue our vital services;
SPREAD THE WORD through your networks, share our Facebook page, get in touch with your local media; and,
WRITE to Senator Brandis in support of the EDO. Have your say with a direct email, letter or phone call. Contact details hereRead more