What it contains

This Guideline for Environmental Management (GEM) describes the procedures for the rapid bioassessment of rivers and streams. The purpose of GEM is to provide the common techniques, methods and standards for sample collection, quality assurance and control for use by Victorian Government agencies, relevant persons and organisations. It updates and replaces Rapid Bioassessment of Victorian Streams: The approach and methods of the Environment Protection Authority (2003).
Publication number
Guideline; Water
Number of pages
Release date
30 April 2021

Reviewed 31 August 2023