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  • Closing the loop: Waste reforms for a circular economy

    The waste reform paper Closing the loop contains detailed legislative proposals to improve waste management and the waste levy in Western Australia, and has been published as a consultation regulatory impact statement. The consultation paper follows a 2017 discussion paper published by the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation that outlined legislative proposals to improve the waste levy framework and environmental protection regime. During that process, respondents... More
    Opened 20 February 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
    Opened 22 November 2019
  • 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
    Opened 28 October 2019
  • 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
    Opened 4 September 2019
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