Open for consultation

Open for consultation

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

New assessment of the threatened status of New Zealand marine mammals NZ Government 30 September 2017
Draft water monitoring and sampling manual - May 2017 QLD Government 30 September 2017
Review of fisheries sustainability measures NZ Government 1 October 2017
Draft EFR method: Measurement of soil carbon sequestration in agricultural systems Australian Government 2 October 2017
Real time pricing proposal NZ Government 10 October 2017
Draft Reef Water Plan QLD Government 10 October 2017
Draft NSW Invasive Species Plan NSW Government 13 October 2017

Inquiry into the waste and recycling industry in Australia

Senate Standing Committee 20 October 2017
Abalone Management Plan Amendments TAS Government 23 October 2017
Northern and Yorke Draft Regional Natural Resources Management Plan 2018-2028 SA Government 30 October 2017
Environmental Protection (Water) Policy – proposed changes QLD Government 31 October 2017
Reef Regulations: Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement QLD Government 3 November 2017
Proposed regional plan - Northland NZ Government 15 November 2017
Water and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Strategy NSW Government 20 November 2017
Development of a Framework for Investing in Environmental Activities: Discussion Paper Australian Government 30 November 2017
Have your say on new public moorings and reef protection markers in the Great Barrier Reef QLD Government 28 January 2018
Comment on listing assessments Australian Government Various dates
Comment on national heritage assessments Australian Government Various dates

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

Updated as at 21/09/2017