Draft Procedure for environmental offsets metric inputs

Closed 8 Jul 2022

Opened 12 May 2022


The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation is seeking public comment on the draft Procedure for environmental offsets metric inputs.

Once finalised, this procedure will form part of the department’s policy framework. This procedure is for use with the WA environmental offsets metric (calculator and guideline).

Additional guidance is needed to help users understand the ranges of metric inputs and their rationale.

Download a copy of the draft procedure before making a submission. 

Consultation period and providing feedback

The department welcomes all feedback on the draft procedure and has provided questions to help guide users (see section 5, page 6). All feedback received will be considered in finalising the guideline.

Online public workshops will be on:

  • Tuesday 31 May 2022 from 6pm to 7pm
  • Wednesday 8 June 2022 from 2pm to 3pm
  • Thursday 16 June 2022 from 11am to midday.

We can provide industry-specific workshops during May and June 2022 on request. Please register your interest in participating in a workshop via email to offsets.metric@dwer.wa.gov.au.

The public consultation period is open from 12 May to 8 July 2022. Written feedback on the draft procedure should be submitted to offsets.metric@dwer.wa.gov.au and please note that written submissions may be published on our website.

All written submissions must be received by 5pm on 8 July 2022.

If you have any questions about the consultation process, or the WA metric please, contact the Water and Environmental Policy branch offsets.metric@dwer.wa.gov.au or by phone on (08) 6364 7000.


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