1 month ago — Australia’s national environmental law, the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, sets up a process for assessing the impacts of proposed actions. This law requires that a person must not take an action that has, will have, or is likely to have a significant impact on a matter of national environmental significance unless the action is taken with Commonwealth Government approval.
1 month ago — In the Northern Territory two sets of laws govern environmental impact assessment of proposed activities. These are: - The Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999; and - The Northern Territory Environmental Assessment Act and Environmental Assessment Administrative Procedures
1 month ago — Actions in the Northern Territory that are likely to have significant impacts on the environment require environmental impact assessments to determine if and how they can proceed under the Environmental Assessment Act 1982.