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  • Water Industry Reference Group EPA’s Water Industry Reference Group, established in 2012, is made up of VicWater and the water businesses. The group provides a forum for its members to raise and discuss any issues or concerns that relate to the industry and EPA, providing the opportunity to work collaboratively to address these issues. The group prioritises strategic issues, defines an approach through which to address these issues and design an action plan. Sub-groups, comprising members of this group (or other repres... http://www.www.epa.vic.gov.au/about-us/reference-groups/water-industry-reference-group Last updated on 19 Aug 2015
  • Community reference group EPA’s Community Reference Group was formed in December 2012. The group is made up of individual environment advocates, representatives of community environment groups and environment focused professionals. The group’s purpose is to provide strategic advice and input to EPA that supports: a healthy environment for a liveable and prosperous Victoria, EPA’s CEO and Chairman in successfully delivering the EPA 5 Year Plan for the Victorian community,  improvin... http://www.www.epa.vic.gov.au/about-us/reference-groups/community-reference-group Last updated on 19 Aug 2015
  • Business reference group Environment Protection Authority Victoria’s Business Reference Group was formed in October 2011. The group is made up of industry association representatives that represent the interests and views of businesses and duty holders impacted by the Environment Protection Act 1970. The group’s main function is to provide advice and input to EPA that supports: a healthy environment for a livable and prosperous Victoria EPA’s CEO and Chairman in successfully delivering th... http://www.www.epa.vic.gov.au/about-us/reference-groups/business-reference-group Last updated on 14 Jan 2016
  • Who we are Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA Victoria) is part of the environment portfolio (along with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning [DELWP] and Sustainability Victoria), charged with protecting the Victorian environment. EPA is an administrative office of DELWP and reports to the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change. EPA’s role is to regulate pollution and we have independent authority to make regulatory decisions under the Envir... http://www.www.epa.vic.gov.au/about-us/who-we-are Last updated on 5 Sep 2017
  • Our minister The Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio MP Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change The Minister is supported by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning... http://www.www.epa.vic.gov.au/about-us/who-we-are/our-minister Last updated on 30 Mar 2017
  • Annual reports and plans Annual reports Our annual reports highlight key achievements against the commitments made in our annual plans and, more recently, in delivering the Victorian Government’s response to the independent inquiry into EPA. EPA Annual Report 2016–17 EPA Annual Report 2015–16 EPA Annual Report 2014–15 EPA Annual Report 2013–14 Annual plans We are striving to achieve clean air, healthy water, safe land and minimal disturbance from noise and odour&n... http://www.www.epa.vic.gov.au/about-us/who-we-are/annual-reports-and-plans Last updated on 21 Sep 2017
  • Engagement policy and Environmental Citizenship Strategy As a modern regulator EPA does not protect Victoria’s environment on its own. The community, businesses and other organisations all have a duty to protect the environment. We are committed to enabling greater participation in environmental protection and fostering long term change in business practice. The engagement policy ensures that EPA has a standard way of encouraging, supporting and empowering the community, businesses and other organisations to create lasting pro-environmental be... http://www.www.epa.vic.gov.au/about-us/engagement-policy-and-environmental-citizenship-strategy Last updated on 29 Aug 2017
  • Legislation The legislation administered by EPA.... http://www.www.epa.vic.gov.au/about-us/legislation Last updated on 29 Aug 2017
  • Notifiable chemical orders Notifiable chemical orders (NCOs) are subordinate legislation created under section 30D of the Environment Protection Act 1970. Subordinate legislation provides more detailed requirements and guidance for the application of the Act to Victoria. These Orders are created if the Governor in Council is of the opinion – on the recommendation of EPA – that an NCO is necessary to prevent or abate a serious environmental hazard from one or more chemicals. The Governor in Council m... http://www.www.epa.vic.gov.au/about-us/legislation/notifiable-chemical-orders Last updated on 12 Jun 2015
  • Land and groundwater legislation State Environment Protection Policy (Prevention and Management of Contamination of Land) State Environment Protection Policy (Groundwaters of Victoria) Industrial Waste Management Policy (Waste Acid Sulfate Soils) For more information, also refer to the Environment Protection Act 1970. State Environment Protection Policy (Prevention and Management of Contamination of Land) This policy was gazetted as: State Environment Protection Policy (Prevention and Management o... http://www.www.epa.vic.gov.au/about-us/legislation/land-and-groundwater-legislation Last updated on 12 Jun 2015

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