Environmental Action & Conservation

Environment Protection Authority


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About Us

Has ACT legislative responsibility for regulating activities related to air and water issues, environmental noise, contaminated sites, clinical waste and pesticide. These responsibilities are fulfilled through a combination of providing education and information, resolving complaints and formal regulation.

Responsible for regulatory activities related to air, hazardous materials, contaminated sites, which includes waste classification and tracking, air quality (burning off/wood heaters), use of agricultural and veterinary chemicals and the National Pollution Inventory.

Quick Facts About The Region

ACT Government Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development - Dickson is located in the suburbs of Canberra Central and Dickson, the council of Canberra and the federal electorate of Fenner.