Environmental Handbook

Expand the bullets to explore the supplementary procedures, standards, and legal requirements of the Environmental Handbook.

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1.1 Environmental management system

1.2 Legislation

1.3 Responsibilities

1.4 Environmental documents

1.5 Environmental planning

1.6 Community engagement


2.1 Erosion and sediment control

2.2 Water discharge

2.3 Oil fuel and other chemicals

3.1 Asbestos

3.2 Polychlorinated biphenyls


3.3 Pesticides


4.1 Air


4.2 Noise and vibration

4.3 Electric and Magnetic Fields

5.1 Contamination

5.2 Acid Sulfate Soils


5.3 Waste

5.4 Use of recycled or recovered materials

6.1 Vegetation

6.2 Wildlife

6.3 Biosecurity

6.4 Total fire bans

7.1 Aboriginal heritage

7.2 Non Aboriginal Heritage

8.1 Resources

8.2 Water use

10 Environmental Incidents





11 Emergency contact numbers


The emergency contact numbers in the Environmental Handbook are correct as of 1 July 2017