Business

We changed on 1 July 2021

From 1 July 2021, EPA has a new EPA portal. After 1 July 2021, functions on the old EPA Interaction Portal are changing.

Function  From 1 July 2021
Waste transport certificates

On 1 July 2021, EPA’s new waste tracking system – Waste Tracker – will replace the waste transport certificate system.

Learn about the actions you need to take to be set up in the new system on 1 July.

You will still be able to access WTCs here on the EPA Interaction Portal after this date.

Licences and approvals Licences and other approvals can be submitted in the new Portal from 1 July 2021 and can be viewed in the public registers on the EPA website.

You will still be able to view licences and approvals issued before 1 July 2021 here on the EPA Interaction Portal after this date.

Report pollution – business notification

To report pollution from 1 July 2021, call the EPA Contact Centre on 1300 372 842 (1300 EPA VIC)

Report litter To report litter from 1 July 2021, use the web form.
Report smoky vehicles To report smoky vehicles from 1 July 2021, use the web form
Vehicle permit For any questions about vehicle permits in the interim, please call the EPA Contact Centre on 1300 372 842 (1300 EPA VIC) or email us
Annual performance statements Continue to use the EPA Interaction Portal.
Landfill levy

This function will be moved from the EPA Interaction Portal to the new Portal ;on 1 October 2021.

You will still be able to submit your final annual landfill levy statement for FY 2020–21 by 1 September 2021 here on the EPA Interaction Portal.

All previously submitted waste levy statements will continue to be available here on the EPA Interaction Portal.

Remedial notices

No new remedial notices will be published after 1 July 2021.

You will still be able to access remedial notices issued before 1 July 2021 here on the EPA Interaction Portal after this date.

Remedial notices issued under the Environment Protection Act 1970 continue to remain in force for a maximum period of two years in accordance with legal transition provisions of the Environment Protection Act 2017.

Post closure PANs

No new post closure PANs will be published after 1 July 2021. Site management orders issued after 1 July will be published in the public registers on the EPA website.

You will still be able to access post closure PANs issued before 1 July 2021 here on the EPA Interaction Portal after this date.

Post closure PANs issued under the Environment Protection Act 1970 continue to remain in force for a maximum period of two years in accordance with legal transition provisions of the Environment Protection Act 2017.

Audit reports

Submissions related to new audit engagements (and also preliminary risk screen assessments) under the Environment Protection Act 2017 or of audit reports commenced prior to 1 July 2021 that are completed under the new Act, should be made through the new Portal from 1 July 2021.

Audit reports commenced prior to 1 July 2021 but completed under the Environment Protection Act 1970 should be submitted here via the EPA Interaction Portal.

Audit reports submitted after 1 July 2021 can be found in the public registers on the EPA website.

You will still be able to access audit reports submitted before 1 July 2021 here on the EPA Interaction Portal after this date.

Individuals

We changed on 1 July 2021

From 1 July 2021, EPA has a new EPA portal. After 1 July 2021, functions on the old EPA Interaction Portal are changing.

Function From 1 July 2021
Report litter To report litter from 1 July 2021, use the web form.
Report smoky vehicles To report smoky vehicles from 1 July 2021, use the web form
Report pollution To report pollution from 1 July 2021, call the EPA Contact Centre on 1300 372 842 (1300 EPA VIC)
Vehicle permit For any questions about vehicle permits in the interim, please call the EPA Contact Centre on 1300 372 842 (1300 EPA VIC) or email us

Reviewed 1 July 2021