Invitation to Comment
Current Invitations to comment are listed below from various State and Federal Government Agencies that are relevant to Environmental Consultants and Practitioners.
- Draft Savanna Fire Management methods released for consultation
Draft savanna fire management methods have been released for public consultation by the Department of the Environment and Energy.
For more information including how to make comment go to the DotEE website. Consultation period closes 27 November 2017.
- NOPSEMA Reference Case Project
The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) has published for public comment the first environmental reference case covering the management of sewage, grey-water and putrescible wastes from offshore petroleum activities. The first reference case is available for public comment until 5pm AWST on 2 December 2017.
To access the reference case, provide comment, or for more information about the project go to the NOPSEMA Website
- Invitation to comment on listing assessment for Tuart woodlands and forests of the Swan Coastal Plain ecological community
The national Threatened Species Scientific Committee are inviting comment on the draft Conservation Advice for the ‘Tuart (Eucalyptus gomphocephala) woodlands and forests of the Swan Coastal Plain’ ecological community.
This is currently being assessed to find out if it is a threatened ecological community under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act).
For more Information go to the DotEE Website, the Comment period closes 13th December 2017.
- DWER Consultation Paper: Amendments to Environmental Protection Regulations 1987
The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation has released a discussion paper proposing amendments to Environmental Protection Regulations 1987 to provide for use of clean fill and uncontaminated fill.
For more information go the DWER Webiste, the consultation period closes 2nd February 2018.
- DMIRS seeking comment on environmental non-compliance and incidents reporting guidance note
The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) is seeking stakeholder feedback on a draft guidance note about environmental non-compliances and incidents reporting.
The new draft Guidance Note for Environmental Non-Compliances and Incidents Reporting outlines what constitutes an environmental incident or non-compliance and ensures alignment with the department’s Enforcement Policy.
For more information including how to make comment go to the DMIRS website. Consultation period closes 8 February 2018.