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 National Waste Policy Implementation Report 2012 and 2013 sets out progress against the National Waste Policy’s five-year implementation plan.
15
May
2014
On 29 April 2014, Ministers signalled their intention to vary the National Environment Protection (Ambient Air Quality) Measure for particles reflecting the latest scientific understanding on health risks arising from particle pollution. The...
14
May
2014
ASC NEPM ERRATA update and Frequently asked questions
06
May
2014