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Environmental management


Operation TORA

EHP’s expanded Operation TORA compliance program targets licensed and unlicensed waste operators who are not complying with their environmental obligations.

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.

Environmental authority amendment application - The Queensland Gas Company (QCLNG), Gladstone

EHP has received an application to amend the Queensland Gas Company’s environmental authority.

Abbot Point Bulk Coal Pty Ltd—Caley Valley Wetland investigation

EHP is investigating the release of water into the Caley Valley Wetlands from the Abbot Point Coal Terminal.

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 of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) continues to investigate soil gas contaminants in the Hopelands and surrounding region.

Queensland Nickel

Queensland Nickel’s obligations and responsibilities under the Environmental Protection Act 1994 remain despite the company going into voluntary administration.

Mt Chalmers Gold Mine

A plan to manage the key environmental issues at the former Mt Chalmers gold mine has been developed.

Collingwood Tin Mine

The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, the Department of Natural Resources and Mines and the Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation have been jointly working on developing a water management plan for the Collingwood Tin Mine site since the mine was placed into liquidation earlier this year.

Texas Silver Mine

The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) has been conducting water quality sampling at the Texas Silver Mines Pty Ltd site.

Enforcement guidelines

Updated guidelines have been released about how the department undertakes enforcement action for non-compliance to legislation.


Last updated
23 October 2017