Contaminated Sites Auditor Accreditation - Western Australia


You will need this accreditation if you intend to audit a contaminated site.

Accreditation allows you to undertake independent reviews of the remediation of contaminated sites undertaken by the people responsible for that site (e.g. landowners). Managers of contaminated sites must engage accredited auditors to provide mandatory auditor's reports.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

The Agency will call for applications for first-time accreditation as auditors by public advertisement at least once every two years.

To be eligible for accreditation, you must:

  • hold professional indemnity insurance cover
  • be considered a fit and proper person
  • have adequate theoretical and practical knowledge and adequate skills to be an auditor
  • have access to people with complimentary knowledge and skills that would assist you perform your responsibilities as an auditor (where necessary)
  • have an adequate knowledge and understanding of relevant laws and accepted industrial standards.

Auditors accredited under similar schemes in other states and territories may be eligible for mutual recognition.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Trust $440.00

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence Trust $5500.00

Annual fee. Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Contaminated Sites Act 2003 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Contaminated Sites Regulations 2006 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Water and Environmental Regulation

Environmental Regulation

Contact details

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