What it contains

Dari translation. A new legal framework will come into effect on 1 July 2021 that will help drive environmental improvements by ensuring everyone takes responsibility for the risks they pose to the environment. The cornerstone of the Environment Protection Amendment Act 2018 is the general environmental duty (GED). This fact sheet provides information about the GED, the 'state of knowledge' and the role of industry guidance in contributing to the state of knowledge.

Publication number
Fact sheet; About EPA; Compliance; Guideline
Number of pages
Release date
5 September 2019

Reviewed 31 August 2023