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

Proposed minimum standards for managing construction waste in NSW and other miscellaneous waste reforms EPA NSW 12 December 2017
Draft Biodiversity Conservation Investment Strategy 2017-2037 NSW Government 15 December 2017
EPA seeks feedback on the interim guidelines on their use of unmanned aircraft EPA NSW 15 December 2017
Draft Victorian Rural Drainage Strategy Victorian Government 20 December 2017
Development Control Code for Best Practice Waste Management in the ACT ACT Government 21 December 2017
Call for submissions of case studies on action underway on the environment and energy Sustainable Development Goals Australian Government 31 December 2017

Feral Pigs - Draft of the Declared Animal Policy

Feral Deer - Draft of the Declared Animal Policy

SA Government 7 January 2018
Proposed reforms to update planning framework for environmental protection and management NSW Government 15 January 2018
Have your say on new public moorings and reef protection markers in the Great Barrier Reef QLD Government 28 January 2018
A Disaster Resilience Strategy for South Australia SA Government 31 January 2018
Proposed Amendments to Environmental Protection Regulations 1987 WA Government 2 February 2017
Consultation on the Regulation Impact Statement for a national phase out of PFOS Australian Government 26 February 2018
Call for Nominations for the National Heritage List and the Commonwealth Heritage List Australian Government 26 February 2018
New assessment of the threatened status of NZ freshwater invertebrates NZ Government 28 February 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 4/12/2017