Site Contamination Auditor Accreditation - South Australia


You must apply to become an accredited site contamination auditor in South Australia. Accreditation will enable you to complete a site contamination audit report and statement by personally carrying out or directly supervising the carrying out of the audit.

The accreditation of auditors is an important tool to manage site contamination in South Australia, assess the suitability of land for a current or intended purpose, and assist in planning and development processes.

Site contamination auditors are required to carry out their duties in strict accordance with the legislation and relevant guidelines.

If you hold equivalent accreditation in another state or territory, you may apply for mutual recognition in South Australia.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You must hold the relevant qualifications and experience to gain accreditation, including tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline and at least eight years experience in the assessment and remediation of site contamination.


Not exceeding 5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $536.00 Application fee.
Apply Licence All $3186.00 Annual fee.
Renew Renewal All $5506.00 Grant or renewal of accreditation fee.

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Application process


You must complete the application and submit it with fee payment to the agency. You will be invited to sit a written examination if you appear to meet the eligibility criteria and may then be invited to attend an interview.


Accreditation is not transferable.

Administering agency

Environment Protection Authority

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Site Contamination

Environment Protection Authority

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
Phone: 08 8204 9934
Website: Environment Protection Authority (Opens in new window)