Consignment Authorisation - South Australia


You will need this approval to be a consignor of controlled waste in South Australia. A consignment authorisation is issued to a waste consignor (either a waste producer or a transporter acting on their behalf) by an approved receiving facility or by the EPA. It allows the transport of specified waste from a consignor to a receiving facility. Controlled waste is any that can harm human health and the environment if it is not managed properly. It is produced by:

  • Industrial or commercial activities
  • medical, nursing, dental, veterinary, pharmaceutical or other related activities
  • activities carried out on or at a laboratory
  • an apparatus for the treatment of sewage.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

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Administering agency

Environment Protection Authority

Contact details

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General Enquiries

Environment Protection Authority

South Australia
Operating address: Level 2
211 Victoria Square
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Operating address: 11 Helen Street
Mount Gambier, South Australia 5291
Mailing address: GPO BOX 2607
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Toll Free: 1800 623 445
Phone: 08 8204 2004
Fax: 08 8124 4670
Website: Environment Protection Authority (Opens in new window)