What it contains

The purpose of this guideline is to support permission applicants to complete the permission proposal pathway form (Pathways advice request). In order to submit this request please login to the EPA portal and select the Pathways advice option. 

This guide is designed to help applicants understand the process related to the request. Also, to understand the framework that EPA refers to when determining the appropriate regulatory pathway for your proposed activity.

This guideline includes information about:

  • the permission proposal pathway process
  • the pathway decision framework
  • how to complete a pathway form
  • timeframes for pathway outcomes.
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24 June 2021

Reviewed 12 February 2024