Accreditation as a Site Auditor - New South Wales


You will need this accreditation if you intend to act as a site auditor for contaminated sites. Accredited site auditors are engaged to independently review the assessment, remediation, and validation work done by contaminated land consultants.

A site audit is a review that determines:

  • the nature and extent of any contamination of the land
  • the nature and extent of any management of actual or possible contamination of the land
  • whether the land is suitable for any specified use or range of uses
  • what management remains necessary before the land is suitable for any specified use or range of uses
  • the suitability and appropriateness of a plan of management, a long-term management plan, a voluntary management proposal.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for accreditation, you must have:

  • met the assessment criteria specified on the application form
  • access to an insurance policy for professional liability that will cover site audit work (minimum $5 million)
  • proven high standards of integrity and objectivity.


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Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Contaminated Land Management Act 1997 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Contaminated Land Management Regulation 2022 New South Wales

Administering agency

Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

NSW Environment Protection Authority

Contact details

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