EPA Victoria and Victoria Police have this morning executed search warrants at two waste premises. Click here for further details (external link).
Exotic snakes and lizards have been seized during Operation Eclipse—a joint Federal and state investigation into the alleged importation of illegal wildlife into Australia. Read more here (external link).
AELERT members NSW EPA and Brisbane City Council are partnering with Teach Me Law Enforcement (RTO provider number 91164) to deliver the Certificate IV in Government (Investigation) in Adelaide on 8 - 12 July 2013.
This is a nationally accredited course designed for personnel within environmental regulatory agencies who are authorised to investigate breaches of legislation, regulations, mandated government and organisational policy. The course provides advance investigation techniques to the Read more [...]
SAVE THE DATE !
Driving Better Regulatory Practice Together: 13 & 14 November 2013 - Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
We know many AELERT members are keenly awaiting news of the Conference and we're pleased to announce the dates, venue and location of the first of our biennial conferences (the first whole of network event since 2011, Darwin).
This year’s theme of Driving Better Regulatory Practice Together recognises the work of AELERT agencies as regulators and the important Read more [...]
The QLD Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) has today launched it's new Regulatory Strategy, detailing changes to the way EHP manages and regulates the risks to Queensland’s environment and heritage places. Key elements of the strategy include: a new focus on licensing environmental outcomes (rather than prescriptive conditions) and more frequent site inspections, to be targetted through a risk-based approach.
Further details, including the Strategy itself and a short Read more [...]