Open for consultation

Published 13 Mar 2018

As environmental practitioners making a valuable contribution to the environment and our society, it is important for our voice to be heard on a range of significant matters. We encourage our members to actively contribute to policy submissions, both in collaboration with others or individually.

Around Australia and New Zealand, there are many opportunities to have your say. Below are just some of them.


Open for comment


Consultation closes

Australia’s strategy for nature 2018–2030: Australia’s biodiversity conservation strategy and action inventory Australian Government 16 March 2018
Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Legislation NSW Government 29 March 2018
Consultation on the operation of the Emissions Reduction Fund Safeguard Mechanism Australian Government 30 March 2018
Remediation of Land SEPP NSW Government 31 March 2018
Hospitality and Heritage Tourism Discussion Paper TAS Government 31 March 2018
Container Deposit Scheme NT Government 3 April 2018
ACT’s Climate Strategy to a Net Zero Emissions Territory ACT Government 9 April 2018
Review of the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) (Human-Induced Regeneration of a Permanent Even-Aged Native Forest—1.1) Methodology Determination Variation 2016 Australian Government 13 April 2018
Review of the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) (Native Forest from Managed Regrowth) Methodology Determination 2013 Australian Government 13 April 2018
Water Reform Action Plan NSW Government 15 April 2018
Draft Odour guideline for prescribed premises WA Government 19 April 2018
Draft pest animal management plans NSW Government 20 April 2018
Draft State Environment Protection Policy (Waters) VIC Government 19 June 2018
New public moorings and reef protection markers in the Great Barrier Reef QLD Government 31 August 2018
Call for submissions of case studies on action underway on the environment and energy Sustainable Development Goals Australian Government 31 December 2018
Comment on listing assessments Australian Government Various dates
Comment on national heritage assessments Australian Government Various dates
EPA reform process Victorian Government Ongoing

This list will be updated monthly. It is not an exhaustive list. If you have any comments or suggestions of something to add, please contact us at office@eianz.org.

Updated as at 13/03/2018