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Open for submission

Open for submission

As environmental practitioners, 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.

For the most up-to-date information and to explore additional consultations consider visiting the Australian Government's Department of the Environment and Energy page or the New Zealand Government's Ministry of for the Environment page.

Open for comment


Consultation closes

20-Year Waste Strategy

NSW 8 May 2020

NSW Plastics Plan


8 May 2020

Goulburn to Murray trade rule review VIC 15 May 2020

Yogi Magnetite Project - Public Environmental Review

WA 28 May 2020
Perdaman Urea Project - Public Environmental Review WA 22 Jun 2020

Framework for Government Engagement with Traditional Owners


24 June 2020

Improving the quality of our air NZ 31 Jul 2020

Australia | Federal | See also:


Public notices and invitation to comment


Assessments open for comment

Species and ecological communities

Listing assessments open for comment

Wildlife trade Invitations to comment
National heritage Assessments open for comment
Online surveys Departmental consultation hub
Energy Consultation

Australia | State | See also:

Western Australia Consultations Hub
South Australia yourSAy
Northern Territory NT EPA
Tasmania Have Your Say
Victoria Engage Victoria | Environment
Australian Capital Territory Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate - Environment

This is not an exhaustive list. If you have any comments or something to add, please contact us at

Updated 1/5/2020