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Air quality is important to the health and wellbeing of all Victorians. Most air pollution comes from industry, motor vehicles and domestic wood burning.
Human health and wellbeing relies on the quality of our environment every day.
Many industrial activities require works approvals and licences from EPA.
EPA helps protect Victorians’ health from potential environmental hazards.
EPA works to protect Victoria from pollution during major infrastructure projects.
EPA periodically reviews environmental policy and regulation.
Guidance for business and industry, including licensing, works approvals and planning.
Information about the fees and charges levied by EPA.
EPA welcomes the recommendations of the Independent Inquiry into EPA.
EPA works with the community, businesses and other organisations to protect the environment.
EPA recognises staff who are leaders in the areas of air quality, inland water, marine water, waste, landfill, land and groundwater, and odour.
The process to submit complaints about the conduct of an EPA authorised officer.
EPA’s role is to be an effective environmental regulator and an influential authority on environmental impacts.
Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Victoria was established in 1971 under the auspices of the Environment Protection Act 1970.
Our role is to be an effective environmental regulator and an influential authority on environmental impacts.
Our vision is for a healthy environment that supports a liveable and prosperous Victoria.
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EPA welcomed the release of an independent review of its role and powers released by Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water, Lisa Neville, in May 2016.
EPA’s Expertise Framework Program appoints staff considered and recognised as leaders in the areas of air quality, inland water, marine water, waste, landfill, land and groundwater, and odour as EPA’s ‘principal experts’.
EPA's reference groups represent the interests and views of Victorians who have an active interest in protecting our environment.
Page last updated on 29 Oct 2015