Environmental Impact Assessment - Western Australia


You will need an environmental impact assessment (EIA) if you are engaged in a development proposal or are aware of proposals that are likely to have a significant effect on the environment.

Development proposals include proposals for:

  • mining
  • industry
  • infrastructure (such as ports, railways and pipelines).

All proposals are considered in order to decide whether they need a formal environmental impact assessment.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


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

Act(s) name

Environmental Protection Act 1986 Western Australia

Application process


If you intend to make an environmental impact assessment you must:

  • be willing to comply with any ongoing requirements of the assessment process
  • submit the required documentation and forms, covering the intended project, the expected environmental impacts, and management plans for these impacts
  • pay the prescribed fees.

Administering agency

Department of Water and Environmental Regulation

Environmental Protection Authority

Contact details

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General Enquiries

Environmental Protection Authority

Department of Water and Environmental Regulation

Western Australia
Operating address: Prime House
8 Davidson Terrace
Joondalup, Western Australia 6027
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 10
Joondalup DC, Western Australia 6919
Phone: 08 6364 7000
Email: info.epa@dwer.wa.gov.au
Website: Environmental Protection Authority (Opens in new window)