This regulation may be cited as the Environmental Legislation (ERA Standards and Other Matters) Amendment Regulation 2018.
Section 12(3) commences on 1 July 2018.
This part amends the Environmental Offsets Regulation 2014.
Section 6, ‘1.5’—
This part amends the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008.
9Amendment of s 81A (Environmental values for wetlands)
Section 81A(c), from ‘including’ to ‘rare’—
including threatened wildlife and near threatened
10Amendment of s 98 (Environmental nuisance)
omit, insert—(b)section 443A.
Section 112, heading—
12Amendment of s 120 (Annual fee for environmental authority)
(1)Section 120(2)(a), ‘proposed’—
omit, insert—(b)if any of the environmentally relevant activities authorised to be carried out at the project site has an aggregate environmental score—(i)for a relevant mining authority issued before 31 March 2013, for which the relevant activity continues to comply with the eligibility criteria for the activity—$652; or(ii)for a relevant resource authority issued on or after 31 March 2013—$652; or(iii)for any other environmental authority—the highest of the ERA fees calculated for each of the environmentally relevant activities.(3)Section 120(2)(b)(i) and (ii), as amended by subsection (2), ‘$652’—
insert—relevant mining authority means an environmental authority for a mining activity or resource project that at any time before 31 March 2013 was not a level 1 mining project under the Act.
13Amendment of sch 2A (Aggregate environmental scores for particular resource activities)
Schedule 2A, item 6, column 1—
omit, insert—6a petroleum activity carried out on a site that contains a high consequence dam or a significant consequence dam if the dam forms part of the activity
Schedule 3, parts 1 and 2—
Code of environmental compliance for certain aspects of sewage treatment activities (ERA 63)—Version 1
15Amendment of sch 3B (Approved eligibility criteria for environmentally relevant activities)
(1)Schedule 3B, heading, ‘eligibility criteria’—
ERA standards(2)Schedule 3B, after item ‘Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for surface coating (ERA 38) –version 2’—
ERA standard–Regulated waste transport (ERA 57) – version 1