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Annual Audit Compliance Reports

Guidance Statement: Publication of Annual Audit Compliance Reports (May 2016)
- Provides guidance on how the Department of Environment Regulation (DER) will provide greater public access to the information provided in the Annual Audit Compliance Reports (AACRs) submitted by licensees.

Guideline: Annual Audit Compliance Reports  (August 2016)
- To assist licensees in preparing AACRs under condition of licences granted under Part V of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 (EP Act).

Annual Audit Compliance Report Form

Other Guidance Statements and Guidelines

Guideline: Port Authority bulk handling trials (November 2018)

Guidance Statement: Risk Assessments (February 2017)
To provide guidance on the Department of Environment Regulation’s (DER) regulatory framework and the application of regulatory controls for works approvals and licences granted under Part V, Division 3 of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 (EP Act).

Guidance Statement:  Decision Making (February 2017)
To provide guidance on the Department of Environment Regulation’s (DER) regulatory framework relating to applications for works approvals and licences granted under Part V, Division 3 of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 (EP Act).  

Guidance Statement: Environmental Siting (November 2016)
DER will give consideration to environmental siting to inform the risk assessment of activities carried out on prescribed premises. 

Guidance Statement: Environmental Standards (September 2016)
- sets out the required levels of environmental performance for regulated activities based on the hierarchy of preventing, controlling, abating and mitigating pollution and environmental harm.

pdfGuideline: Continuous Emission Monitoring System (CEMS) Code for Stationary Source Air Emissions 863 KB
- establishes requirements for the design, installation, performance, maintenance, and verification of continuous emission monitoring systems for stationary air sources.

pdfGuidance Statement: Setting Conditions 436.64 KB (October 2015 version replaces September 2015 release)
- provides guidance on the DER's setting of conditions on works approvals and licences issued under Division 3, Part V of the EP Act.

pdfGuidance Statement: Licence duration230.93 KB 
- provides guidance on DER's application of licence duration in Part V of the EP Act.

pdfGuideline - asbestos in construction and demolition recycling-Version 1248.4 KB

Publish Date: December 2012
- provides direction on measures that should be adopted by construction and demolition recycling facilities to manage the risk of asbestos contamination of feedstocks and recycled products. Input has been provided by both the Department of Health and WorkSafe.

pdfWestern Australian guidelines for biosolids management1.67 MB
Publish Date: December 2012
The biosolids management guidelines were updated in 2012.

pdfLandfill waste classification and waste definitions 1996 685.1 KB
Publish Date: October 2018
This document provides criteria for acceptance of wastes at various classes of landfill in Western Australia and definitions for clean fill and uncontaminated fill. The document was revised in 2018. More stringent waste acceptance criteria than those listed in this document may be imposed by landfill operators. Conditions of a licence granted under Part V of the EP Act may also apply more stringent acceptance criteria.

Fact sheets

Abattoirs

Alcoa of Australia Limited-Wagerup Alumina Refinery (2015)345.37 KB

Amendments to the Environmental Protection Regulations 1987 - clean fill and uncontaminated fill

Amendments to Works Approvals and Licences

Animal feed manufacturing

Asphalt manufacturing

Assessing whether material is waste

Beverage manufacturing

Bitumen manufacturing

Calculation of Fee Refund - Withdrawn Applications

Cattle feedlot

Coal mining

Industry Regulation fees

Intensive piggery

Mineral sands mining or processing

Regulation of natural gas from shale and tight rocks270.24 KB