The Environment Approvals Division delivers efficient and effective administration of referrals, assessments, and approvals under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The division supports sustainable development to enhance Australia’s environment and unique heritage by delivering efficient and effective regulation of projects potentially impacting matters of national environment significance. The division’s branches work together to deliver efficient and effective environmental impact assessments (Part 7-9), strategic assessments (Part 10) and assess permits (Part 9 and Part 13) under the EPBC Act.

Further information

  • Postal Address

    GPO Box 858, Canberra ACT 2601

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