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About the Department of Environment Regulation

On 1 July 2013, the Department of Environment Regulation was established under the Public Sector Management Act 1994.

The Department of Environment Regulation has three service delivery areas:

  • Service 1: Environmental Regulation—Regulate activities with potential impacts on the environment.
  • Service 2: Environment Policy—Develop and implement policies and strategies that promote environmental outcomes.
  • Service 3: Waste Strategies—Reduce the impact of waste.

The Department’s purpose is to advise on and implement strategies for a healthy environment for Western Australia.

Information about the Department is available in the Strategic Outline 2016–17 and 2015–16 Annual Report.