Management and regulation

Consultation now open

Have your say on the draft guideline: Application requirements for activities that release particular contaminants to the Great Barrier Reef catchment waters. Consultation closes 16 April 2021.

We are Queensland's environmental regulator

Our team is dedicated to safeguarding its environmental values, and reducing any impacts from environmental harm. Check out our 3-minute video on what we do.

Hopeland and surrounding region testing

The department continues to investigate soil gas contaminants in the Hopelands and surrounding region.

Littering and illegal dumping is wrong

Now when you see illegally dumped rubbish or someone littering, you can report it online. See it – report it – stop it.