Quick reference guide: key elements of Victoria's EPA reforms

By Jillian Button, Emily Johnstone
Environment & Planning

In brief

The Environment Protection Amendment Act 2018 implements the first major overhaul of Victoria's environmental law in almost 50 years. The Act will repeal the Environment Protection Act 1970 and replace it with a modern, risk-based regime focused on harm prevention, accompanied by a suite of positive environmental protection and reporting duties that will affect both business and the community.

Read our snapshot of key aspects of the Act