Other relevant documents

The list below contains publications that are not ERA specific. To access publications relevant to an individual ERA, select from the list of categories on the left of the web page.

NOTE: This list does not include publications that are specific to mining or petroleum activities.

    Applications and processing


    Environmental authority administration

    ERA standards

    ERA standards, which include eligibility criteria and standard conditions, have been developed for low risk activities. A standard application process applies. Activities that have an ERA standard are listed below.

    If your activity is on the list, you should check that you can meet the eligibility criteria, and comply with the activity's standard conditions.

    Codes of environmental compliance as environmental authority conditions

    An environmental authority may include conditions from a code of environmental compliance. Copies of these conditions are available at:

    These conditions do not apply for new applications for these activities. ERA standards (consisting of eligibility criteria and standard conditions) apply for new operations for these activities. ERA standards are available above (also available from the Business Queensland website by searching for activities suitable for standard applications).


    Orphan incident clean up

    The orphan incident clean up scheme will reimburse local governments for cleaning up material or serious environmental harm incidents where the polluter cannot be pursued and the requirements of the information sheet are met.

    Environmental nuisance or incident complaint form