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  • Guideline: Reduction waiver or refund of clearing permit application fees

    The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (the department) is developing new guidance to provide external stakeholders with further information on how the department carries out its regulatory functions under Part V Division 2 of the Environmental Protection Act 1986. We sought feedback on the draft Guideline: Reduction, waiver or refund of clearing permit application fees . The draft guideline provides information on when and how the department may... More
    Closed 1 April 2020
  • Managing amplified music noise in entertainment precincts

    The Government of Western Australia and the City of Perth are working together to engage the community in discussions about how to manage noise from amplified music. The proposed reforms are aimed at balancing the competing needs of entertainment venues, other businesses and residents in vibrant entertainment precincts such as Northbridge. We sought feedback on the issues and questions outlined in the consultation paper: Managing amplified music noise in entertainment precincts . ... More
    Closed 14 February 2020
  • Environmental Protection Act 1986 amendments consultation

    The Government of Western Australia sought public comment on proposed amendments to the Environmental Protection Act 1986 and released a discussion paper and an Exposure draft Bill . The amendments aim to improve regulatory efficiency and effectiveness and facilitate the implementation of the bilateral agreements under the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 to deliver better environmental protection and sustainable development outcomes. The... More
    Closed 28 January 2020
  • Climate change issues paper - consultation

    The Government of Western Australia sought public comment on the Climate Change in Western Australia - Issues paper to help inform the development of the state's new climate policy. The issues paper was open for public comment from 4 September 2019 to 29 November 2019. Consultation outcome The department thanks everyone who made a submission during the consultation phase. Submitted responses are available where consent has been given to publish. Feedback gathered during... More
    Closed 29 November 2019
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