Training Overview

A two-day course that trains the participant on the basics of environmental management and compliance pertaining to the Mining Industry in WA. Expect to obtain a good handle on the environmental framework in WA and delve into
actual case studies on environmental management in WA and wider Australia.

Overview of Environmental Law in WA
  • What is environmental law?
  • Sources of environmental law (and guiding principles)
  • Common Law (Trespass, Nuisance and Negligence)
  • Key WA Acts
  • Relationship between State and Commonwealth Law
  • The Politics * emotions * stakeholders dynamic
(Mining) Environmental Approvals
  • Approvals required for mining activity
  • PoW
  • Mining Proposal:
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (WA v C’th)
  • Referrals
  • EARS online
Mine Rehabilitation and Closure
  • Rehabilitation
  • Mine Rehabilitation Fund (intent and issues)
  • Planning for Mine Closure
  • Specific Mine Closure Issues
EP Act 1986 PartV
  • Overview
  • Licencing, Works Approvals & Prescribed Premises
  • Other licences (Hazardous waste, explosives etc.)
  • Native Veg. Permitting
  • Monitoring
  • Controlled waste
  • Key definitions re: compliance
  • Waste management
  • Water
  • Air
  • Noise
Biodiversity Conservation
  • EPBC Act 1999
  • Wildlife Conservation Act 1950 (WA)
  • Environmental Protection Regulations 2004
  • Ten Clearing principles
  • Declared and Invasive species
  • Offsets
General Compliance Reporting
  • Annual Environmental Report
  • AER (DWER)
  • NGER and NPI Reporting
  • Annual Audit Compliance Reports (AACRs)
  • Incident Reporting
  • Monitoring
Environmental Management Systems
  • What is an EMS?
  • ISO14001 (2015) Requirements
  • Processes and Systems
  • Environmental Risk Assessment
  • Barriers to implementation
  • Sustainability and beyond

Exceptional, Accessible WA Environmental Compliance Training

When you attend our Environmental Essentials WA Training, you’ll discover our course is jam-packed with useful information delivered in logical segments for ease of learning.

During our practical two-day course, you’ll use a combination of theory and real-world case studies to deepen your understanding of environmental regulations and requirements.

Once you’ve completed the course, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and resources to better understand your environmental obligations and successfully mitigate environmental risks.

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