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Air quality is important to the health and wellbeing of all Victorians. Most air pollution comes from industry, motor vehicles and domestic wood burning.
EPA plays a role in protecting the community from noise pollution.
Human health and wellbeing relies on the quality of our environment every day.
Our reporting system lets you dob in litterers in cars.
Many industrial activities require works approvals and licences from EPA.
EPA helps protect Victorians’ health from potential environmental hazards.
EPA works to protect Victoria from pollution during major infrastructure projects.
EPA periodically reviews environmental policy and regulation.
Guidance for business and industry, including licensing, works approvals and planning.
Information about the fees and charges levied by EPA.
EPA’s organisational strategy sets out five goals and how we'll work with Victorians to achieve them.
EPA welcomes the recommendations of the Independent Inquiry into EPA.
EPA works with the community, businesses and other organisations to protect the environment.
EPA recognises staff who are leaders in the areas of air quality, inland water, marine water, waste, landfill, land and groundwater, and odour.
The process to submit complaints about the conduct of an EPA authorised officer.
An annual performance statement (APS) was completed by 639 licence holders to report on their environmental performance.
The percentage of APSs received by the submission due date decreased from 98.8 percent for 2016-17 to 97 percent for 2017-18. Approximately 96 percent of licence holders reported full compliance with all licence conditions.
Table 1 displays a comparison of submission and average compliance rates for the single-site licences and amalgamated licences (a licence with a combination of two or more single site licences for the same legal entity).
* Consists of 268 premises
Please refer to Figure 1 for comparison of average compliance rates as reported by the licence holders on their APS 2017-18 for various sectors. For 2017-18, the lowest performing sector is milk processing, and the highest performing sector is sewage treatment.
Enforcement work is currently underway, and results will be published by the end of the financial year.
Audits for APS 2017-18 submissions are currently underway, and results will be published by the end of the financial year.
Page last updated on 9 Jan 2019