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Category: Technical guidance

The purpose of this technical guidance is to ensure adequate flora and vegetation data of an appropriate standard are obtained and used in environmental impact assessment (EIA). The technical information provided within this guidance is applicable to flora and vegetation only and should be applied...

Category: Technical guidance

The purpose of this technical guidance is to: assist proponents to design fit-for-purpose modelling and monitoring programs to spatially define, assess and manage potential impacts of their proposal on marine environmental quality, and ensure proposals that have the potential to...

Category: Technical guidance

The EPA’s objective for the Factor Benthic Communities and Habitats is “to protect benthic communities and habitats so that biological diversity and ecological integrity are maintained”. The purpose of this Guidance is to explain how impacts on benthic communities and habitats (BCH) are considered...

Category: Technical guidance

The content of this Guidance has not yet been updated to reflect the EPA’s framework for environmental considerations in environmental impact assessment. This guidance Statement provides advice on survey design and sampling methods for subterranean fauna required for environmental impact...

Category: Technical guidance

The content of this Guidance has not yet been updated to reflect the EPA’s framework for environmental considerations in environmental impact assessment. This guidance provides advice on fauna sampling techniques and methodologies for different regions of the State and the analysis,...

Category: Technical guidance

The content of this guidance has not yet been updated to reflect the EPA’s framework for environmental considerations in environmental impact assessment. This Guidance provides information on the standards and methods of survey required to assist in collecting the appropriate data on SREs for...

Category: Technical guidance

The content of this Guidance has not yet been updated to reflect the EPA’s framework for environmental considerations in environmental impact assessment. This document has been developed to provide guidance on the relevant impact assessment methods where subterranean fauna is likely to be a...

Category: Technical guidance

The content of this guidance has not yet been updated to reflect the EPA’s framework for environmental considerations in environmental impact assessment. This guidance provides direction and information on general standards and protocols for terrestrial fauna surveys for environmental impact...

Category: Other advice

The EPA will, as required under the Environmental Protection Act 1986, continue to consider proposed developments for this area on an individual basis, however, the EPA recognises the significance of the natural values of the Whicher Scarp across a range of biodiversity characteristics at the...

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