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Environment regulation framework

Following the release of the Guidance Statement: Regulatory Principles, the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER) is undertaking strategic and prioritised reform activities in the area of environmental regulation, to ensure DWER is providing:

  • clear regulatory policy and process;
  • efficient and effective application and assessment processes;
  • valid and effective regulatory instruments; and
  • consistency in regulatory activities and outcomes.