Keep up to date with your environmental compliance obligations across
Australian jurisdictions

This seminar provides a cost-effective and efficient way of learning the latest environmental law developments. It is also designed to ensuring legal risk registers within your Environmental Management System (EMS) are brought up to date. You will learn about key changes and emerging developments in state and federal environmental legislation relevant to environmental aspects and risks of your business operations.


Businesses and organisations need keep up to date with new environmental legislation to avoid costly surprises. Also those operating an ISO 14001 EMS must establish, implement and maintain procedures to identify and access legal requirements applicable to their environmental aspects and risks. The Environmental Legislative Update webinar helps your businesses achieve this.

Who Should Attend?:

Environmental managers and professionals responsible for national compliance will find this course useful to cover your national obligations. The webinar is scheduled to be viewed live over lunch, so you can eat and learn. Also useful for ensuring your ISO 14001 legal registers are up to date and meet auditor’s requirements.


NSW Environmental Law Updates Facilitator: ASBG CEO, Andrew Doig

  • Load Based Licensing – Proposed Changes
  • Clean Air for NSW - impacts for businesses
  • Amendments to the POEO Act, proceeds from environmental crime protocol, new PINs, minor schedule 1 changes
  • Changes to waste legislation: Repealing the Proximity Principle, asbestos waste changes, waste Grant programs, waste levy increases and Recovery Exemptions and the Container Deposit Scheme
  • Contaminated Sites Compliance Statement
  • Noise and Environmentally Hazardous Chemicals Regulations Changes

Victorian Environmental Laws Update:

  • Victoria's Climate Change Act 2017
  • Prescribed Industrial Waste transport interstate - changes made
  • Victoria tight Ambient Air Targets - implications
  • Environment Protection (Scheduled Premises and Exemptions) Regulations 2007
  • Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) Regulations
  • Fracking Ban legislation

Queensland Environmental Laws Update:

  • Cross border volumes of wastes in to Queensland
  • Chain of Responsibility Guidelines and what they mean
  • Review of Financial Assurances
  • Ban on Underground Coal Seam Gasification
  • Waste Reform Regulatory Impact Statement
  • Water monitoring and sampling manual

South Australian Environmental Laws Update

  • Local Nuisance and Littering Act and Regulations
  • Energy Security Target and actions
  • SA new Environment Protection (Air Quality) Policy 2016
  • Draft Environment Protection (Waste Reform) Amendment Bill 2016

Other States and Territories

National and Federal Laws

  • Waste levies across Australia the states which are zero and others going above $100/t
  • PFOS and PFOA summary across Australian jurisdictions
  • NEPC Update: Ambient Air NEPM, Environmental Risk Management of Chemicals
  • Review of Australia's climate change policies

Seminar details:

Date: Wednesday 13 September 2017
Time: 8.20am (Registrations) for 8:30 am to 12.20 pm
Venue: The Chatswood Club, Level 1, 11 Help Street, Chatswood
Cost: $275 (ASBG members) or $330 (Non Members)

Register and pay by Credit Card or Register and be invoiced

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