Environmental Impact Assessment - Western Australia


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

Development proposals include proposals for mining, industry, and infrastructure such as ports, railways and pipelines. All proposals are considered in order to decide whether or not they require a formal environmental impact assessment.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

An environmental impact assessment requires you to:

  • 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.

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


To be determined.


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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

Administering agency

Department of Water and Environmental Regulation

Environmental Protection Authority

Contact details

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Environmental Protection Authority

Department of Water and Environmental Regulation

Operating address: The Atrium
Level 4
168 St Georges Terrace
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 33
Cloisters Square Po, Western Australia 6850
Phone: 08 6364 7000
Fax: 08 6364 7001
Email: info.epa@dwer.wa.gov.au
Website: Environmental Protection Authority (Opens in new window)