Strategic assessment notices

List of EPBC Act Strategic assessments notices

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Under section 146 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), the Commonwealth Environment Minister may agree to conduct a strategic assessment of actions that may be carried out under a proposed policy, program or plan.

Strategic assessments under section 146 of the EPBC Act:


Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Northern Territory


South Australia



Western Australia

The EPBC Act also contains in sections 147 to 154 particular provisions for the strategic assessment of Commonwealth-managed fisheries.

Please note: under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 , all requirements for public consultation and all requirements that information be made available to the public may be superseded on the grounds of national security, or if the information is advice to the Minister or commercial-in-confidence.