EPA can take businesses and individuals to court if they don’t comply with environmental laws. These laws include the:

  • Environment Protection Act 2017
  • Pollution of Waters by Oil and Noxious Substances Act 1986. 

Prosecutions aim to reduce the harmful effects of pollution and waste on Victoria’s environment and its people.:

A prosecution is a legal proceeding in Victoria’s court system. It’s a way to hold people to account for breaking the law. EPA prosecutions can result in penalties such as:

  • fines 
  • direction to fund a community environmental project 
  • court costs. 

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How EPA uses prosecutions to protect the environment 

Latest prosecutions

  1. Boral Resources (Vic) Pty Ltd

    Geelong
  2. F Hallett & Son Pty Ltd

    Preston
  3. Johnson Matthey (Aust.) Ltd

    Heidelberg
  4. Wayne Geoffrey Hallett

    Preston
  5. Phillip Gerard Hallett

    Preston
  6. Manton Nominees Pty Ltd

    Preston
  7. George Gregory Duncan

    Sunshine
  8. Terminals Pty Ltd

    Melbourne
  9. Chilean Club of Victoria

    Broadmeadows