Consignment Authorisation for Movement of Controlled Waste Between States and Territories - Queensland


The Department of Environment and Science provides information to clients, wishing to transport wastes into or out of Queensland, regarding the requirements of the National Environmental Protection (Movement of Controlled Waste between States and Territories) Measure 1998.

Information is provided on the requirements to obtain consignment authorisation, record information about the movement of controlled waste and the provision of the information to relevant State and Territory licensing agencies.

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Eligibility requirements

No eligibility criteria to apply however a waste transporter and a waste receiver are required to be licensed to transport or receive regulated waste.  Licensing in the relevant State the waste handler operates out of will apply. For more information contact the State environment authority.


No fees apply.

Publications Details process

Additional information is contained in the publication 'Consignment authorities (interstate / territory) movement of wastes' available from the website.

Additional information

Under the National Environmental Protection Measure, for the purpose of moving trackable waste between state and territories, the Department of Environment and Science will recognise a waste transporter who holds a valid waste transportation authorisation issued by another Australian jurisdiction.

Additional information is contained in the publication Consignment authorities (interstate / territory) movement of wastes available from the website.

Administering agency

Department of Environment and Science

Environmental Services and Regulation

Waste Tracking

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Waste Tracking

Environmental Services and Regulation

Department of Environment and Science

Operating address: 400 George Street
Queensland 4000
Mailing address: GPO Box 2454
Queensland 4001
Phone: 07 3330 5677
Website: Department of Environment and Science (Opens in new window)