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Consultation

The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER) carries out public consultation to gain the views of all stakeholders and interested parties to inform a transparent and accountable decision-making process.

Closed consultations (including submissions as available)

Legislative review and amendments

Upcoming consultations

The below deliverables are scheduled for release for public consultation.

DeliverableDate
Environmental Standard: Rural landfills (in development with WA Local Government Association)

Release date to be advised

Guideline: Emissions to Air

Release date to be advised

Guideline: Odour

Release date to be advised

Guideline: Emissions to Land

Release date to be advised

Guideline: Emissions to Water

Release date to be advised

Environmental Standard: Metropolitan Landfills

Release date to be advised

Environmental Standard: Waste Water Treatment Plants

Release date to be advised

Environmental Standard: Tailings Storage Facilities

Release date to be advised

 

* Consultation on reform deliverables is on hold for the interim following the 1 July 2017 merger of the former Department of Environment Regulation with the Department of Water and Office of the Environmental Protection Authority. 

 

About making a submission

By making a submission, you are consenting to the submission being treated as a public document and being published on the department’s website. Your name will be included but your contact address will be withheld for privacy.

If you do not consent to your submission being treated as a public document, you should mark it as confidential, specifically identify those parts which you feel need to be kept private, and include an explanation. The department may request that a non-confidential summary of the material is also given. It is important to note that even if your submission is treated as confidential by the department, it may still be disclosed under the Freedom of Information Act 1992 or any other applicable written law.

The department reserves the right before publishing a submission to delete any content that could be regarded as racially vilifying, derogatory or defamatory to an individual or an organisation.

Please take careful note of the deadline for comment, as no late submissions will be accepted.