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Land and Environment Court

The Land and Environment Court of New South Wales was established in 1980 as a superior Court of record. It replaced a Tribunal, a Court, an appeal board and a Board of Review.

What does this court do and who can appear?

The Land and Environment Court of New South Wales is a specialist planning and environmental court, it has a wide authority to interpret and enforce environmental law in New South Wales.

N.B. Residents in other states are advised to contact the relevant authority in their state.

The following is a brief summary of the courts work:

  • Hears appeals about development application decision by your Local Council;
  • Hears appeals about building application decision by your Local Council;
  • Environmental planning;
  • Awards compensation if your land is acquired by the government;
  • Environmental planning protection;
  • Deals with environmental crimes, such as pollution; and
  • Hears appeals from people found guilty of an environmental offence in the Local Court.

Court Location

The court is situated at Level 4, 225 Macquarie Street, Windeyer Chambers, Sydney.

Our dedicated team can assist you with queries relating to matters involving the Land and Environment Court. Complete and submit the Express Enquiry form on the top right hand side of this page and we will contact you to discuss your enquiry, or call us on 1300 QUINNS (1300 784 667) or on +61 2 9223 9166 to arrange an appointment.

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