National Regulatory Framework

Overview: This page provides hyperlinked list of the national regulations and regulatory authorities as well as associations that operate at national level. Each item listed below contains a link to the original source. 

Acts, Regulations, Policies

 National Environment Protection Council Act 1994

 Hazardous Waste (Regulation of Exports and Imports) Act 1989

 Product Stewardship Act 2011

 National Waste Policy 2018

 National Waste Policy- Action Plan 2019

 Environmental Sustainability Policy

 National Environment Protection (Movement of Controlled Waste between States and 

Territories) Measure

 Sustainable Procurement Guide

 Guide to Pavement Technology Part 4E: Recycled Material 

 Asbestos Waste in Australia 2016 (Australian Government)

 How to safely remove asbestos code of practice (Safe Work Australia)

 Demolition Work Code of Practice 2016 (Safe Work Australia)

 Authorities, agencies & associations

  Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment 

  Australian Local Government Association

  Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency 


  The Australasian Procurement and Construction Council

  Green Building Council of Australia 

  Engineers Australia 

  Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia

  Safe Work Australia