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Air quality is important to the health and wellbeing of all Victorians. Most air pollution comes from industry, motor vehicles and domestic wood burning.
EPA plays a role in protecting the community from noise pollution.
Human health and wellbeing relies on the quality of our environment every day.
Many industrial activities require works approvals and licences from EPA.
EPA helps protect Victorians’ health from potential environmental hazards.
EPA works to protect Victoria from pollution during major infrastructure projects.
EPA periodically reviews environmental policy and regulation.
Guidance for business and industry, including licensing, works approvals and planning.
Information about the fees and charges levied by EPA.
EPA’s organisational strategy sets out five goals and how we'll work with Victorians to achieve them.
EPA welcomes the recommendations of the Independent Inquiry into EPA.
EPA works with the community, businesses and other organisations to protect the environment.
EPA recognises staff who are leaders in the areas of air quality, inland water, marine water, waste, landfill, land and groundwater, and odour.
The process to submit complaints about the conduct of an EPA authorised officer.
To ensure Victoria has clear and relevant standards, legal rules and statutory obligations to protect and improve the health of our water environments, the Victorian Government has declared a new State Environment Protection Policy (Waters), also known as SEPP (Waters).
The new SEPP (Waters), which commenced on 19 October 2018, replaces two existing statutory policies (and associated Schedules) to provide a single instrument to guide water quality management in Victoria and improve the protection of our waterways, bays, coastal waters and groundwater. SEPP (Waters) replaces the following statutory policies:
Further information on the development of SEPP (Waters) is available on the EngageVictoria website or DELWP websites.
Page last updated on 24 Oct 2018