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Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER) Draft Compliance and Enforcement Policy

Public Comment.

Closed: 16 August 2019 5:00pm

As the public sector agency responsible for assisting the ministers for Environment and Water to administer a range of legislation pertaining to the State’s water and environment, DWER has wide-ranging statutory and regulatory responsibilities aimed at achieving improved outcomes for public health, the environment and our water resources.

The Compliance and Enforcement Policy details their approach to ensuring compliance with the legislation they administer, and responding to breaches of the law to deter and punish offenders and rehabilitate damage caused to the environment.  

The Department are seeking submissions from stakeholders and the general public on the draft Compliance and Enforcement Policy.

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