Post assessment forms

These forms are specific to implementation and post assessment functions.

For templates, forms and instructions for stages of EIA of proposals and schemes from referral to report release click here.

The purpose of these instructions is to assist a proponent who ceases to have responsibility for a proposal to advise the EPA of the person to whom which responsibility for the proposal will pass or has passed.

The attached form is for a proponent to meet the requirement to provide a written notice to the EPA under s. 38(6a).


This form should be used by a Proponent to notify the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation of a change of Address and/or Company Name only.

To change a nominated Proponent under Section 36(a) of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 Instructions and form to change a nominated proponent.


As of March 30, 2020 the submissions process for IBSA data packages has changed, please refer to the instructions below.

These instructions are to assist proponents in preparing and submitting online Index of Biodiversity Surveys for Assessments (IBSA) data packages, as part of the assessment process under the Environmental Protection Act 1986.

For further information about IBSA and the portal, visit the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation’s website.


To assist proponents in preparing Index of Marine Surveys for Assessments (IMSA) data packages, to accompany marine survey reports submitted to support assessments under the Environmental Protection Act 1986.

For further information about IMSA and the portal, visit the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation’s website.

Download:

IMSA Metadata Report Template (TXT, 4.11 KB) 
IMSA Field Names (XLSX, 19.41 KB)


To assist proponents in preparing an Impact Reconciliation Procedure (IRP) and Impact Reconciliation Report (IRR) as required by an Implementation condition in a Ministerial Statement published under Part IV of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 (EP Act).


To ensure proponents provide the necessary information with their request to change an approved proposal under s. 45C of the Environmental Protection Act 1986. A checklist is attached to the instructions.


The purpose of the instructions it to assist proponents to prepare a request for a change to implementation conditions of an approved Ministerial Statement.

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) requires that proponents use the Form for all requests relating to changes to implementation conditions, so that it receives sufficient information about the requested changes to decide whether or not to assess it, and to determine the process for assessment.


These instructions are provided to assist proponents to prepare Environmental Management Plans (EMPs) submitted under Part IV of the Environmental Protection Act 1986. EMPs may be provided at referral, during an assessment by the EPA, or required as an implementation condition under a Ministerial Statement. The term ‘Environmental Management Plan’ is used generically to refer to documents that set out the above information. Documents may be referred to in various ways, e.g. ‘Fauna Management Plan’ or ‘Groundwater Monitoring and Management and Plan’

Some of the EPA’s environmental factors have additional guidance on the development of EMPs. Refer to the relevant technical guidance in the EPA’s Framework for environmental considerations in EIA.

This guidance does not cover the preparation of mine closure plans. Refer to the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety’s (DMIRS) Statutory Guideline for Mine Closure Plans and Mine Closure Plan Guidance - how to prepare in accordance with the Statutory Guidelines when preparing mine closure plans. These documents are available on the DMIRS website.

These instructions set out the minimum requirements that the EPA needs to assess and/or approve the plan. Templates and examples are provided with the instructions to assist proponents and facilitate an efficient environmental impact assessment process. The EPA expects that proponents follow the supplied templates, unless otherwise agreed with the Department of Water and Environmental Regulation.


An audit table for the Statement addressed in this Statement of Compliance must be provided as Attachment 2. Post Assessment Guideline 1 provides an audit table template and describes its attributes.