National Environment Protection Council

The National Environment Protection Council (NEPC) is established under the National Environment Protection Council Act 1994 (Cth) and mirror legislation in other jurisdictions.

NEPC has two primary functions as established by the NEPC Acts:

  1. to make National Environment Protection Measures (NEPMs)
  2. to assess and report on the implementation and effectiveness of NEPMs in participating jurisdictions.

NEPMs

News

The Australian, state and territory governments today released the Packaging Impacts Decision Regulation Impact Statement.
19
Dec
2014
An Impact Statement, which evaluates the environmental, social and economic costs and benefits of meeting proposed standards for airborne particles, and a draft varied Ambient Air Quality NEPM is now open for public comment.
31
Jul
2014
The National Waste Policy Implementation Report 2012 and 2013 sets out progress against the National Waste Policy’s five-year implementation plan.
15
May
2014