Consultation on draft environment protection regulations


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The Territory Government has passed the Environment Protection Act 2019 (the Act).

The Act provides the basis for an improved impact assessment and approval system for the Northern Territory.

The Environment Protection Regulations have been developed to support the Act and identify the Territory's proposed environmental impact assessment processes.

The Regulations have been developed based on the feedback received through consultation with:

  • industry groups
  • land councils
  • environmental groups
  • government agencies
  • other key stakeholders.

Read the draft environment protection regulations. PDF (688.6 KB)

The submission period was open between 4 November and 16 December 2019. See the latest news webpage for reform updates.

The received submissions can be viewed on the feedback page.

Last updated: 09 January 2020

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