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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.
To support students we have put together a list of resources below.
Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) does not grant student interviews or respond to individual student enquiries. All information for school assignments must be sourced from our website.
EPA is Victoria’s independent environmental regulator. EPA’s key role is to set and enforce acceptable environmental standards and assess risk and minimise harm to human health and the environment. Information on the following can be found on this website:
EPA is part of the Victorian Government’s environment portfolio, working closely with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) to develop environment protection policy and legislation and Sustainability Victoria (SV) on programs that target integrated waste management and resource efficiency.
Media releases from the Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water can be viewed on the Premier of Victoria’s website.
Page last updated on 28 May 2015