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Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) is Victoria’s environmental regulator. 

We work to prevent and reduce the harmful effects of pollution and waste on Victorians and their environment. We work with the community, industry and businesses.

We’re an independent statutory authority, established in 1971 under the Environment Protection Act 1970. Our new act came into effect on 1 July 2021.

Our Minister is the Hon. Steve Dimopoulos, Minister for Environment.

Find out more about EPA

Reviewed 24 October 2023