Administrative Procedures

The environmental impact assessment (EIA) of development proposals is undertaken in accordance with Part IV Division 1 of the EP Act and the Environmental Impact Assessment (Part IV Divisions 1 and 2) Administrative Procedures 2021.

These procedures describe the principles and practices of EIA within the context of Part IV of the EP Act. The Environmental Protection Authority will follow the Environmental Impact Assessment (Part IV Divisions 1 and 2) Administrative Procedures 2021 from the gazettal date for proposals currently being assessed to the extent the EPA determines that it is appropriate. If the EPA determines the application of (some or all) of these procedures is not appropriate, the administrative procedures applying at the time the EPA decided to assess the proposal will apply to that proposal (Note- the 2002, 2010, 2012 Admin Procedures and their links are currently on the website, they stay as is, and the 2016 Administrative Procedures and its hyperlink gets added to the list)

Published Date: 
October 22, 2016
Revised Date: 
October 22, 2021
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