Old and new Environment Protection Acts displayed on a computer screen.

New Environment Protection Act

The Governor in Council has proclaimed that the new EP Act will commence on 1 July 2021.

‘Proposed final’ versions of the new subordinate legislation – the Regulations and ERS – are available to support Victorians to prepare for the new Environment Protection laws.

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Roadside litter

EPA’s litter reporting statistics 2020

In 2020, the Victorian community made 12,547 litter reports to EPA. In the same period, we issued 10,478 fines for littering.

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Compliance and enforcement activity in 2020


infringement notices issued




Compliance obligations


litter reports from community

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