COAG Standing Council on Environment and Water
The COAG Standing Council on Environment and Water (Council) was established following the 2010 review of the ministerial council system by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) .
COAG Standing Councils are established to achieve COAG's strategic themes by pursuing and monitoring priority issues of national significance that require sustained, collaborative effort; and address key areas of shared Commonwealth and state / territory responsibility and funding.
Councils play a key role in progressing important work across all levels of government.
- Assessment of Site Contamination NEPM
2013 Variation to the National Environment Protection (Assessment of Site Contamination) Measure
- Regulation of Water Market intermediaries
Draft COAG regulation impact statement for consultation - submissions close Friday 7 June 2013
- Management of chemical environmental risks
Consultation regulation impact statement - submissions close 28 June 2013
- Reducing emissions from wood heaters
Consultation regulation impact statement - submissions close Monday 15 July 2013