What is an EPA Notice?

What is an EPA Notice?

If waste or pollution is present during an EPA inspection, or some kind of non-compliance is detected, EPA officers can issue a ‘notice or direction’.  

Although these are technically not sanctions, they do form part of the compliance and enforcement framework. A sanction may often follow, if your business does not adhere to a notice or direction.

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EPA fines and enforcement

EPA fines and enforcement

EPA is increasingly utilising the enforcement powers under the new Victorian environment protection legislation, making greater use of proactive inspections and public reporting of pollution. The best defence against enforcement action is to proactively seek to manage environmental risks, with the help of GEDedge, even if it’ll take time to develop a practicable response.

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Victoria’s new environmental protection laws

Victoria’s new environmental protection laws

Victoria’s new environmental protection laws are here From July 1 2021, Victoria has new environment protection laws. These sweeping changes will affect thousands of Victorian businesses. The new environment protection laws create an obligation for all Victorians to...

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