Policies, procedures and guidelines

The department has a large number of policies, procedures and guidelines which affect the services that we provide to the community.

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Policy Type Subject
Code for accepted development - for tidal works, or work completely or partly in a coastal management district (PDF)
EPP/2017/3930 v1.00
Code of practice Coastal – Guidelines
Administrative Release Policy and Procedure (PDF)
CHC/2018/4242 v2.00
Policy and procedure Corporate – Governance
Application form Collection authority (biodiscovery) (DOCX)
NCS/2016/2072 v2.01
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Notification of a discovery form (DOCX)
HHQ/2022/5997 v1.00
Form Heritage Act – Other
Request for internal review of a QPWS&P decision (DOCX)
QPW/2015/1661 v1.02
Application form Parks – Appeals and Internal Reviews – Internal reviews
Application for a lease, agreement, licence, permit or other authority under sections 34, 35 or 35A of the Nature Conservation Act 1992 (DOCX)
QPW/2023/6394 v1.00
Application form Parks – Infrastructure and Equipment – Service facilities
Occupation permits under section 35 of the Forestry Act 1959 (DOCX)
QPW/2022/5976 v1.00
Application form Parks – Infrastructure and Equipment – Service facilities
Permit for (state only) marine park areas (DOCX)
QPW/2015/1338 v2.03
Application form Parks – Marine Management – Marine permits
Standard permit for Great Sandy Marine Park & Moreton Bay Marine Park (DOCX)
QPW/2019/4841 v2.02
Application form Parks – Marine Management – Marine permits
Grazing ancillary activities (DOCX)
QPW/2023/6541 v1.00
Application form Parks – Natural Resource Management – Stock management
Apiary permit & transfers (DOCX)
QPW/2015/1216 v2.06
Application form Parks – Natural Resource Management – Apiary
Stock Grazing Permit- Forestry Act 1959, Nature Conservation Act 1992 (DOCX)
QPW/2015/1535 v2.00
Application form Parks – Natural Resource Management – Stock management
Permit to muster or travel stock in a protected area (DOCX)
QPW/2015/1477 v1.05
Application form Parks – Natural Resource Management – Stock management
Permit to enter national park (scientific) (DOCX)
QPW/2015/1334 v2.02
Application form Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Permit to enter a restricted access area (DOCX)
QPW/2015/1329 v2.02
Application form Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Fee exemptions for vehicle access permits on QPWS&P managed recreation areas (DOCX)
QPW/2015/1380 v1.06
Application form Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Application form - Amendment for licence, permit or authority (animal) (DOCX)
NCS/2022/6041 v1.01
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form - Amendment for an existing licence, permit or authority (plants) (DOCX)
NCS/2022/5988 v1.02
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form - Amendment research permit (DOCX)
NCS/2022/6087 v1.00
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form - Amendment to a standard, specialised or advance licence (native animal keeping) or an existing recreational wildlife licence (DOCX)
NCS/2022/5981 v1.01
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form Collection authority (dead protected animals) (DOCX)
NCS/2016/3164 v2.04
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form - Dealer licence (DOCX)
NCS/2022/6029 v1.00
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form Damage mitigation permit: Ecological sustainable lethal take of flying-fox for crop protection (DOCX)
NCS/2017/3985 v2.00
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form Damage mitigation permit (removal and relocation of wildlife) (DOCX)
NCS/2016/3172 v3.00
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form Damage mitigation permit (take of protected animals including harvest macropod species) (DOCX)
NCS/2016/2476 v3.04
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form Educational purposes permit (for native animals held in a classroom (DOCX)
NCS/2017/3558 v3.02
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form Educational purposes permit (DOCX)
NCS/2016/2483 v3.00
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form Farming (DOCX)
NCS/2016/3165 v3.00
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form flying-fox roost management permit (DOCX)
NCS/2016/3104 v3.00
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form - harvesting licence (estuarine crocodile eggs) (DOCX)
NCS/2018/4427 v3.00
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form harvesting licence (protected animals other than macropods) (DOCX)
NCS/2016/3169 v3.00
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form Interaction licence (DOCX)
NCS/2022/6044 v1.00
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form Internal review of a decision under section 143F of the Nature Conservation Act 1992 (DOCX)
NCS/2022/5990 v2.01
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form - Internal review of a decision - collection authority (biodiscovery) (DOCX)
NCS/2016/2484 v2.00
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form - Permit to keep (DOCX)
NCS/2022/6031 v1.01
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Movement advice request (DOCX)
NCS/2016/3264 v1.06
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form Movement permit (DOCX)
NCS/2016/3163 v3.00
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form Protected plant clearing permit (DOCX)
NCS/2016/2569 v3.02
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form Protected plant growing licence (DOCX)
NCS/2016/3166 v3.01
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form Protected plants harvesting licence (DOCX)
NCS/2016/3168 v3.01
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form Rehabilitation permit (rehabilitate and release a protected animal) (DOCX)
NCS/2016/3173 v3.01
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form Rehabilitation permit (spotter catcher) (DOCX)
NCS/2022/6034 v1.00
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form Research Permit (DOCX)
NCS/2022/5931 v1.00
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form - Standard, specialised or advanced licence (18 years or older) (DOCX)
NCS/2022/5991 v1.00
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
NCS/2022/5989 Application form - Standard, specialised or advanced licence (child aged 13-17 years of age) (DOCX)
NCS/2022/5989 v1.02
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Application form - Heritage - Entry of a place in the Queensland Heritage Register (DOCX)
HHQ/2022/5999 v1.00
Form Heritage Act – Other
Application form - Heritage - Removal of a place from the Queensland Heritage Register (DOCX)
HHQ/2022/5998 v1.00
Form Heritage Act – Other
Application to search the environmental management/contaminated land register (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1842 v4.01
Application form EP Act – Contaminated land
Application for a disposal permit for contaminated soil (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1832 v4.00
Application form EP Act – Contaminated land
Queensland auditor contaminated land Annual return guideline and form (DOCX)
ESR/2016/2715 v3.00
Form EP Act – Contaminated land
Auditor notification form (DOCX)
ESR/2016/2148 v1.03
Form EP Act – Contaminated land
Application form for approval as an auditor for contaminated land (DOCX)
ESR/2016/2150 v4.02
Form EP Act – Contaminated land
Landowner submission about notifiable activity or land contamination (DOCX)
ESR/2020/5349 v1.01
Form EP Act – Contaminated land
Written notice to apply for mutual recognition as an auditor for contaminated land (DOCX)
ESR/2018/4221 v2.01
Application form EP Act – Contaminated land
Template for giving written notice about a notifiable activity (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1845 v5.00
Application form EP Act – Contaminated land
Site suitability statement template (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1857 v2.03
Form EP Act – Contaminated land
Support expert statement (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1859 v2.00
Template EP Act – Contaminated land
Statutory guideline - Assessing a suitably qualified person (PDF)
ESR/2016/1938 v3.02
Guideline EP Act – Contaminated land
Queensland Auditor Handbook for Contaminated Land: Module 1: Introduction to the Auditor Handbook (PDF)
ESR/2018/4226 v2.00
Guideline EP Act – Contaminated land
Queensland auditor handbook for contaminated land. Module 2: Auditor application requirements (PDF)
ESR/2016/2152 v2.00
Guideline EP Act – Contaminated land
Queensland auditor handbook for contaminated land. Module 3: Auditor application assessment (PDF)
ESR/2016/2153 v2.00
Guideline Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Queensland auditor handbook for contaminated land. Module 4: Code of professional conduct (PDF)
ESR/2016/2154 v2.01
Guideline EP Act – Contaminated land
Queensland Auditor Handbook for Contaminated Land Module 5: Auditor's function (PDF)
ESR/2015/1807 v2.02
Guideline EP Act – Contaminated land
Module 6: Content requirements for contaminated land investigation documents, certifications and audit reports (PDF)
ESR/2018/4224 v2.03
Guideline EP Act – Contaminated land
Listing and removing land on the land registers (PDF)
ESR/2016/2044 v1.03
Guideline EP Act – Contaminated land
Disposal permit to remove, treat and dispose of contaminated soil (PDF)
ESR/2020/5353 v1.00
Guideline EP Act – Contaminated land
ESR/2023/6339 Contaminated land investigation document approved form (PDF)
ESR/2023/6339 v1.03
Form EP Act – Contaminated land
Area management advice for land potentially affected by UXO—Western Downs (PDF)
ESR/2015/1862 v5.02
Information sheet EP Act – Contaminated land
Area management advice for land potentially affected by UXO (PDF)
ESR/2015/1841 v5.02
Information sheet EP Act – Contaminated land
Notice of intention to enter land (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1768 v1.02
Notice EP Act – Contaminated land
Professional Support Team - Suitably qualified person declaration (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1856 v1.05
Template EP Act – Contaminated land
Enforceable Undertaking - Application Form (DOCX)
ESR/2016/2133 v2.04
Application form Compliance – Enforcement Process or Policy
Approved Form - Annual return (TEP) (DOCX)
ESR/2023/6528 v1.00
Form Compliance – TEPs
Approved Form – Application for issue of TEP (DOCX)
ESR/2023/6518 v1.00
Application form Compliance – TEPs
Statutory Declaration - Recipient (DOCX)
ESR/2023/6401 v1.01
Statutory Declaration Compliance – Environmental Evaluations
Approved Form - Application for amendment of TEP (DOCX)
ESR/2023/6400 v2.00
Application form Compliance – TEPs
Program Notice of relevant event (Transitional Environmental Program) (DOCX)
ESR/2023/6516 v1.01
Application form Compliance – TEPs
Approved Form – Public notice (TEP) (DOCX)
ESR/2023/6521 v1.00
Form Compliance – TEPs
Applicant Guideline - Application for issue of TEP (PDF)
ESR/2023/6520 v1.00
Guideline Compliance – TEPs
Guideline - Compliance and Enforcement under the EP Act (PDF)
ESR/2016/2514 v3.00
Guideline Compliance Support – General Guidance
Guideline - Issuing chain of responsibility (CoRA) environmental protection orders (PDF)
ESR/2017/3479 v2.00
Guideline Compliance – EPOs
Duty to notify of environmental harm guideline (PDF)
ESR/2016/2271 v4.00
Guideline Compliance – Duty to Notify
Guideline - Enforceable Undertaking (PDF)
ESR/2016/2272 v2.01
Guideline Compliance – Enforcement Process or Policy
Management of End-of-Life Tyres Guideline (PDF)
ESR/2020/5452 v1.00
Guideline WRR Act – General
Powers of authorised persons - Guideline (PDF)
ESR/2016/2276 v5.00
Guideline Compliance – Enforcement Process or Policy
Guideline - Prevention of fires in waste stockpiles (PDF)
ESR/2020/5506 v1.01
Guideline EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Matters devolved to local government - information sheet (PDF)
ESR/2016/3131 v2.00
Information sheet EP Act – General
Enforcment action and multiple EA holders information sheet (PDF)
ESR/2016/3451 v2.00
Information sheet Compliance – Enforcement Process or Policy
Environmental Investigation Notices (PDF)
ESR/2023/6388 v1.01
Information sheet Compliance – Environmental Evaluations
External Covert and overt recording in compliance and investigation (PDF)
ESR/2023/6387 v1.01
Information sheet All Acts – Covert Overt recording
Environmental Noise Nuisance - Scare/Scatter guns industry fact sheet (PDF)
ESR/2021/5865 v1.01
Information sheet EP Act – General
Forestry Act PIN Offence Codes 16 August 2015 – 27 August 2015 (PDF)
ESR/2016/2714 v1.00
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
Coastal Protection Act PIN Offence Codes 1 July 2016 – 30 June 2017 (PDF)
ESR/2016/2646 v1.00
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
Coastal Protection Management Act PIN Offence Codes 1 July 2020 - 30 June 2021 (PDF)
ESR/2020/5377 v1.00
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
EP Act PIN Offence Codes 1 July 2016 – 30 June 2017 (PDF)
ESR/2016/2647 v1.01
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
Environmental Protection Act PIN Offence Codes 1 December 2019 - 30 June 2019 (PDF)
ESR/2020/5204 v1.02
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
Environmental Protection Act PIN Offence Codes 1 July 2019 - 30 June 2020 (PDF)
ESR/2019/4888 v1.00
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
Environmental Protection Act PIN Offence Codes 1 July 2020 - 30 June 2021 (PDF)
ESR/2020/5385 v1.00
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
Forestry Act PIN Offence Codes 1 July 2016 – 30 June 2017 (PDF)
ESR/2016/2648 v1.00
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
Forestry Act PIN Offence Codes 1 July 2020 - 30 June 2021 (PDF)
ESR/2020/5383 v1.00
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
Heritage Act PIN Offence Codes 1 July 2016 – 30 June 2017 (PDF)
ESR/2016/2649 v1.00
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
Queensland Heritage Act Offence Codes 1 July 2020 - 30 June 2021 (PDF)
ESR/2020/5378 v1.00
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
Marine Parks Act PIN Offence Codes 1 July 2016 – 30 June 2017 (PDF)
ESR/2016/2651 v1.01
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
Marine Parks Act PIN Offence Codes 1 July 2020 - 30 June 2021 (PDF)
ESR/2020/5384 v1.00
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
Nature Conservation Act PIN Offence Codes 1 July 2016 – 30 June 2017 (PDF)
ESR/2016/2652 v1.01
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
Nature Conservation Act PIN Offence Codes 1 July 2020 - 30 June 2021 (PDF)
ESR/2020/5386 v1.00
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
Planning Act PIN Offence Codes 1 July 2020 - 30 June 2021 (PDF)
ESR/2020/5379 v1.00
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
RAM Act PIN Offence Codes 1 July 2016 – 30 June 2017 (PDF)
ESR/2016/2653 v1.00
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
Recreation Areas Management Act PINS Offence Codes 1 July 2020 - 30 June 2021 (PDF)
ESR/2020/5387 v1.00
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
Sustainable Planning Act PIN Offence Codes 1 July 2016 – 30 June 2017 (PDF)
ESR/2016/2654 v1.00
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
Ch 3 Water Act PIN Offence Codes 1 July 2016 – 30 June 2017 (PDF)
ESR/2016/2656 v1.01
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
Chapter 3 Water Act PIN Offence Codes 1 July 2020 - 30 June 2021 (PDF)
ESR/2020/5381 v1.00
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
Waste Reduction & Recycling Act PIN Offence Codes 1 July 2020 - 30 June 2021 (PDF)
ESR/2020/5382 v1.01
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
Wet Tropics Management Act 1998 (PDF)
ESR/2020/5436 v1.00
Procedural guide PIN Offence Codes
Complaints regarding the Director-General Policy (PDF)
CHC/2018/4170 v3.00
Policy Corporate – Human resources
Part A - General details for all applications (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1663 v3.05
Application form EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Joint applicant details (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1855 v1.03
Application form Environmental authority – Applications
Application to withhold personal information from a public register (DOCX)
ESR/2023/6439 v1.01
Application form EP Act – General
Application for review of original decision (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1573 v5.01
Application form Environment – Review and Appeal
Building work under the noise standard (PDF)
ESR/2020/5275 v1.01
Information sheet EP Act – General
Which officers review original decisions? (PDF)
ESR/2015/1737 v4.00
Operational policy Environment – Review and Appeal
Application for a review of an original decision when sufficient information has not been supplied (PDF)
ESR/2015/1739 v3.03
Operational policy Environment – Review and Appeal
Accepted development requirements for operational work that is completely or partly within a declared Fish Habitat Area (PDF)
QPW/2017/3931 v2.00
Code of practice Parks – Marine Management – Marine resource management
Fish Habitat Area code of practice- the lawful use of physical, pesticide and biological controls in a declared Fish Habitat Area (PDF)
QPW/2015/1243 v2.04
Code of practice Parks – Marine Management – Marine resource management
Code of Practice - Aviculture (PDF)
NCS/2016/1942 v2.00
Code of practice Wildlife and ecosystems
Code of Practice - Commercial crocodile viewing (PDF)
NCS/2016/1965 v1.01
Code of practice Wildlife and ecosystems
Code of Practice - Ecologically sustainable lethal take of flying-foxes for crop protection (PDF)
NCS/2016/1966 v2.00
Code of practice Wildlife and ecosystems
Code of Practice - Emu farming (PDF)
NCS/2016/1967 v2.00
Code of practice Wildlife and ecosystems
Code of Practice - Low impact activities affecting flying-fox roosts (PDF)
NCS/2016/1969 v2.00
Code of practice Wildlife and ecosystems
Code of Practice - Ecologically sustainable management of flying-fox roosts (PDF)
NCS/2016/1970 v2.00
Code of practice Wildlife and ecosystems
Code of Practice For the harvest and use of protected plants under an authority (PDF)
NCS/2023/6429 v1.00
Code of practice Wildlife and ecosystems
Code of Practice For the take and use of protected plants under an exemption (PDF)
NCS/2023/6430 v1.00
Code of practice Wildlife and ecosystems
Code of Practice - Care of sick, injured or orphaned protected animals in Queensland (PDF)
NCS/2016/1972 v2.00
Code of practice Wildlife and ecosystems
Code of Practice - Captive reptile and amphibian husbandry (PDF)
NCS/2016/1973 v2.00
Code of practice Wildlife and ecosystems
Part B – Application for allocation of quarry material (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1577 v13.00
Application form Coastal Act – Applications
Application form Coastal management district search (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1578 v1.04
Application form Coastal Act – Applications
Application for tidal works approvals (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1579 v8.01
Application form Coastal Act – Applications
Owner's consent for private marine development on State tidal land below the high-water mark (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1580 v7.01
Application form Coastal Act – Applications
Part B - Renew existing quarry allocation approval (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1581 v10.00
Application form Coastal Act – Applications
Surrender of a quarry allocation (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1582 v1.04
Application form Coastal Act – Applications
Part B - Transferring all or part of an allocation of quarry material (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1583 v11.00
Application form Coastal Act – Applications
Model conditions - Allocation of quarry materials (PDF)
ESR/2015/1600 v1.08
Conditions Coastal Act – Applications
Return notice of details of quantity of quarry material removed (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1601 v10.00
Form Coastal Act – Notices
Dredging and allocation of quarry material (PDF)
ESR/2016/1979 v6.02
Guideline Coastal Act – Applications
Necessary operational work that is tidal works (PDF)
ESR/2016/2045 v3.05
Guideline Coastal Act – Applications
Fees and royalties payable under the Coastal Protection and Management Act 1995 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1854 v14.01
Information sheet Coastal Act – Applications
Pre-work notification form - Proposed removal of quarry material without an allocation notice (DOCX)
ESR/2018/4175 v1.02
Notice Coastal Act – Notices
Post-work notification form - Accepted development (DOCX)
ESR/2018/4326 v1.03
Application form Coastal Act – Notices
Pre-work notification form - Accepted development (DOCX)
ESR/2018/4327 v1.02
Application form Coastal Act – Notices
Statutory Declaration - Certification of construction of tidal works (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1871 v2.01
Statutory Declaration Coastal Act – Notices
Certification of design of tidal works (DOCX)
ESR/2016/2046 v2.01
Statutory Declaration Coastal Act – Notices
Crocodile attacks on humans in Queensland (PDF)
NCS/2018/4089 v2.01
Information sheet Wildlife and ecosystems
Customer Complaints Management Policy and Procedure (PDF)
CHC/2019/4684 v1.05
Policy and procedure Corporate – Human resources
Application to prepare a voluntary environmental impact statement (EIS) under Environmental Protection Act 1994 (EP Act) (DOCX)
ESR/2016/2160 v5.00
Application form Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Application for a decision on whether an environmental impact statement (EIS) would be required for an environmental authority (EA) application under Environmental Protection Act 1994 (EP Act) (DOCX)
ESR/2020/5490 v2.01
Application form Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Comments on the draft terms of reference (TOR) (DOCX)
ESR/2018/4084 v2.00
Template Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Submissions on an environmental impact statement (EIS) (DOCX)
ESR/2018/4085 v2.00
Template Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Approved form for submission of a draft terms of reference (DOCX)
ESR/2017/4038 v4.00
Form Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Changes to projects undergoing Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) assessment under Environmental Protection Act 1994 (EP Act) (DOCX)
ESR/2023/6496 v1.01
Form Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Request to extend period under Environmental Protection Act 1994 (EP Act) Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) assessment process (DOCX)
ESR/2023/6495 v1.01
Form Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Submission of a draft terms of reference (TOR) for project assessed by environmental impact statement (EIS) process under Environmental Protection Act 1994 (EP Act) (DOCX)
ESR/2023/6499 v2.00
Form Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Criteria for environmental impact statements for resource projects under the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (PDF)
ESR/2016/2167 v3.00
Guideline Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
The environmental impact statement process for resource projects under the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (PDF)
ESR/2016/2171 v3.00
Guideline Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Noise and vibration from blasting (PDF)
ESR/2016/2169 v3.02
Guideline Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Environmental impact statement notice (DOCX)
ESR/2016/2172 v4.01
Guideline Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
EPOLA Act environmental impact statement (EIS) changes (PDF)
ESR/2023/6373 v1.00
Information sheet Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Submission of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) under Environmental Protection Act 1994 (EP Act) (DOCX)
ESR/2023/6498 v2.00
Notice Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Air—EIS information guideline (PDF)
ESR/2020/5294 v1.02
Manual Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Aquatic ecology—EIS information guideline (PDF)
ESR/2020/5295 v1.02
Manual Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritages—EIS information guideline (PDF)
ESR/2020/5296 v1.01
Manual Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Biosecurity—EIS information guideline (PDF)
ESR/2020/5297 v1.01
Manual Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Climate—EIS information guideline (PDF)
ESR/2020/5298 v1.01
Manual Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Coastal—EIS information guideline (PDF)
ESR/2020/5299 v1.01
Manual Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Contaminated land—EIS information guideline (PDF)
ESR/2020/5300 v1.01
Manual Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Groundwater dependent ecosystems—EIS information guideline (PDF)
ESR/2020/5301 v1.02
Manual Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Non-indigenous cultural heritage—EIS information guideline (PDF)
ESR/2020/5302 v1.01
Manual Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Land—EIS information guideline (PDF)
ESR/2020/5303 v1.03
Manual Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Matters of national environmental significance—EIS information guideline (PDF)
ESR/2020/5304 v1.02
Manual Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Noise measurement manual (PDF)
ESR/2016/2195 v4.01
Manual Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Noise and vibration—EIS information guideline (PDF)
ESR/2020/5305 v1.02
Manual Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Quarry material—EIS information guideline (PDF)
ESR/2020/5306 v1.01
Manual Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Regulated structures—EIS information guideline (PDF)
ESR/2020/5307 v1.01
Manual Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Rehabilitation—EIS information guideline (PDF)
ESR/2020/5308 v1.02
Manual Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Terrestrial ecology—EIS information guideline (PDF)
ESR/2020/5309 v1.02
Manual Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Transport—EIS information guideline (PDF)
ESR/2020/5310 v1.02
Manual Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Waste management—EIS information guideline (PDF)
ESR/2020/5311 v1.02
Manual Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Water—EIS information guideline (PDF)
ESR/2020/5312 v1.02
Manual Environmental authority – Environmental impact statements
Application for a Notice of Election Form (DOCX)
EPP/2021/5589 v3.00
Application form Environmental Offsets
Application for the pre-approval of a Direct Benefit Management Plan Form (DOCX)
EPP/2024/6659 v1.00
Application form Environmental Offsets
Application to Register an Advanced Offset Form (DOCX)
EPP/2021/5595 v3.00
Application form Environmental Offsets
Avoid and Mitigate Assessment Checklist (DOCX)
EPP/2018/4282 v1.00
Checklist Environmental Offsets
Exemptions - Where Offsets Cannot Be Required Information Sheet (PDF)
EPP/2018/4281 v1.02
Information sheet Environmental Offsets
Financial settlement offset checklist (DOCX)
EPP/2021/5642 v1.00
Checklist Environmental Offsets
Landscape Fragmentation and Connectivity (LFC) Tool User Guide (PDF)
EPP/2018/4228 v2.01
Manual Environmental Offsets
Offset Delivery Plan (Land-based) Checklist (DOCX)
EPP/2018/4431 v1.01
Checklist Environmental Offsets
General guide for the Queensland Environmental Offsets Framework (PDF)
EPP/2021/5541 v1.04
Guideline Environmental Offsets
Queensland Environmental Offsets Policy (PDF)
EPP/2015/1658 v1.15
Policy Environmental Offsets
Request to Amend an Authority Form (DOCX)
EPP/2024/6663 v2.00
Application form Environmental Offsets
Request for the removal of or amendment of an AO form (DOCX)
EPP/2024/6662 v2.00
Application form Environmental Offsets
Request for an Environmental Offset Protection Area Declaration Form (DOCX)
EPP/2018/4205 v4.00
Application form Environmental Offsets
Request for an Internal Review Form (DOCX)
EPP/2024/6661 v2.00
Application form Environmental Offsets
Resources for Matters of State Environmental Significance (PDF)
EPP/2018/4279 v1.01
Information sheet Environmental Offsets
Stacking environmental and carbon offsets Information sheet (PDF)
EPP/2019/4735 v1.10
Information sheet Environmental Offsets
Applying for an environmental authority to undertake commercial cropping and horticulture (PDF)
ESR/2021/5614 v1.02
Guideline EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Application to amalgamate 2 or more environmental authorities into an amalgamated project or local government authority (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1735 v8.01
Application form Environmental authority – Amalgamate, de-amalgamate and transfer
Application to amalgamate two or more environmental authorities into an amalgamated corporate authority (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1734 v16.02
Application form Environmental authority – Amalgamate, de-amalgamate and transfer
Application to amend or discharge the amount or form of financial assurance held for an environmental authority (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1752 v5.03
Application form Environmental authority – Financial assurance & ERC
Application to amend an environmental authority (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1733 v21.02
Application form Environmental authority – Applications
Application to change the anniversary day of an environmental authority (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1732 v5.02
Application form Environmental authority – Applications
Application to de-amalgamate an environmental authority (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1729 v13.01
Application form Environmental authority – Amalgamate, de-amalgamate and transfer
Application for a decision on the amount and form of financial assurance (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1754 v3.04
Application form Environmental authority – Financial assurance & ERC
Post-surrender management report - Approved Form (DOCX)
ESR/2020/5434 v2.02
Application form Environmental authority – Surrender, rehabilitation & progressive certification
Application to be a suitable registered operator - Application Form (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1771 v4.07
Application form Environmental authority – Applications
Application to suspend an environmental authority (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1728 v9.01
Application form Environmental authority – Cancel or suspend
Application for temporary authority (DOCX)
ESR/2023/6428 v1.04
Application form Environmental authority – Applications
Application for a temporary emissions licence (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1727 v6.05
Application form Environmental authority – Temporary emissions licence
Emission scores profile of environmentally relevant activities (PDF)
ESR/2019/5099 v2.01
Fact Sheet EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Frequently Asked Questions - Annual Returns for Resource Activities (PDF)
ESR/2022/6003 v1.01
Information sheet Environment
Fee calculator EM1918 (XLSX)
ESR/2015/1731 v15.01
Calculator EP Act – Fees
Application requirements for activities with impacts to air (PDF)
ESR/2015/1840 v5.01
Guideline Environmental authority – Applications
Assessment requirements for making a decision for an environmental authority for an environmentally relevant activity (PDF)
ESR/2015/1725 v1.08
Guideline Environmental authority – Assessment
Organic material processing by composting guideline (PDF)
ESR/2021/5670 v1.02
Guideline EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Approval processes for environmental authorities (PDF)
ESR/2015/1743 v8.01
Guideline Environmental authority – Applications
Statutory guideline - Financial assurance under the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1758 v3.05
Guideline Environmental authority – Financial assurance & ERC
Fitzroy Basin regional receiving environment monitoring program guideline (PDF)
ESR/2023/6463 v1.01
Guideline EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Greenhouse gas emissions (PDF)
ESR/2024/6819 v1.00
Guideline Environmental authority – Applications
Application requirements for activities with impacts to land (PDF)
ESR/2015/1839 v4.04
Guideline Environmental authority – Applications
Major and minor amendments (PDF)
ESR/2015/1684 v11.01
Guideline Environmental authority – Amendment
Application requirements for activities with noise impacts (PDF)
ESR/2015/1838 v3.07
Guideline Environmental authority – Applications
Receiving environment monitoring program guideline (PDF)
ESR/2016/2399 v3.00
Guideline EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Guideline - Reef discharge standards for industrial activities (PDF)
ESR/2021/5627 v1.04
Guideline Environmental authority – Applications
Residual Risk Assessment Guideline - Interim (PDF)
ESR/2020/5433 v1.02
Guideline Environmental authority – Surrender, rehabilitation & progressive certification
Structures which are dams or levees constructed as part of environmentally relevant activities (PDF)
ESR/2016/1934 v9.03
Guideline EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Temporary emissions licence (PDF)
ESR/2015/1724 v4.06
Guideline Environmental authority – Temporary emissions licence
Application requirements for activities with waste impacts (PDF)
ESR/2015/1836 v5.04
Guideline Environmental authority – Applications
Application requirements for activities with impacts to water (PDF)
ESR/2015/1837 v4.05
Guideline Environmental authority – Applications
Adjustment of financial assurance to remove Goods and Services Tax (GST) (PDF)
ESR/2015/1846 v2.03
Information sheet Environmental authority – Financial assurance & ERC
Applying to conduct an environmentally relevant activity (PDF)
ESR/2023/6510 v1.02
Information sheet Environmental authority – Applications
Overview of regulated waste categorisation (PDF)
ESR/2019/4749 v3.02
Information sheet EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Developing codes of practice (PDF)
ESR/2015/1695 v3.01
Information sheet EP Act – Codes of practice
Undertaking Environmentally Relevant Activities in or near endangered regional ecosystems (PDF)
ESR/2016/2413 v4.01
Information sheet EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
The fee for changing the anniversary day (PDF)
ESR/2015/1730 v14.01
Information sheet EP Act – Fees
Fees for permits for environmentally relevant activities (ERAs) (PDF)
ESR/2015/1721 v26.01
Information sheet EP Act – Fees
Regional ecosystem mapping overview for environmental assessments (PDF)
ESR/2023/6632 v2.00
Information sheet Environmental authority – Applications
Paying a reduced annual fee (PDF)
ESR/2015/1723 v10.04
Information sheet EP Act – Fees
Internal review and appeals (PDF)
ESR/2015/1742 v6.03
Information sheet Environment – Review and Appeal
Risk-based conditioning approach (PDF)
ESR/2023/6443 v1.01
Information sheet EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Summary of fees for environmentally relevant activities (ERAs) (PDF)
ESR/2015/1746 v22.01
Information sheet EP Act – Fees
Information sheet - Temporary authority (PDF)
ESR/2023/6544 v1.02
Information sheet Environmental authority – Applications
Transhipping FAQs (PDF)
ESR/2022/5965 v1.01
Information sheet EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
ERA 60 (4) – Maintaining a Decommissioned Landfill (PDF)
ESR/2020/5499 v1.02
Information sheet Environmental authority – Amendment
Manual for assessing consequence categories and hydraulic performance of structures (PDF)
ESR/2016/1933 v5.03
Manual EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Monitoring and Sampling Manual 2009 (PDF)
ESR/2016/2229 v2.00
Manual EP Act – Prescribed and resource ERAs miscellaneous
Notice of amendment of surrender application (DOCX)
ESR/2017/3942 v2.01
Notice Environmental authority – Surrender, rehabilitation & progressive certification
Duty to notify of environmental harm (DOCX)
ESR/2016/2230 v4.00
Form Compliance – Duty to Notify
Notice of withdrawal of application for an environmental authority (DOCX)
ESR/2016/1886 v3.02
Notice Environmental authority – Application notices
What is a clerical or formal error? (PDF)
ESR/2015/1676 v3.03
Operational policy EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Declaration for application for a discount on financial assurance (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1822 v3.01
Statutory Declaration Environmental authority – Financial assurance & ERC
Pro-forma for financial institution's undertaking (Pro-forma for bank guarantee for financial assurance) (DOCX)
ESR/2016/1980 v1.03
Template Environmental authority – Financial assurance & ERC
External Communications Policy (PDF)
CHC/2020/5190 v1.02
Policy Corporate – Communications
Landholder statement (protected plants) form (DOC)
NCS/2016/2568 v1.01
Form Wildlife and ecosystems
ESR/2019/4738 Form - Noise Log Sheet (DOCX)
ESR/2019/4738 v1.02
Form EP Act – General
Return of operations- Research permit, Educational purposes permit and/or Permit to take, use, keep and interfere with cultural or natural resources (scientific and educational purposes) (XLSX)
QPW/2016/3249 v1.03
Form Parks – Natural Resource Management – Permit to take keep use interfere
Report- Research for scientific or educational purposes (DOCX)
QPW/2016/3250 v1.04
Form Parks – Natural Resource Management – Permit to take keep use interfere
Form - Conservation value reporting (DOCX)
NCS/2022/6132 v1.01
Form Wildlife and ecosystems
Form - Interaction plan template (DOCX)
NCS/2016/2563 v2.01
Template Wildlife and ecosystems
Form Clearing exemption (protected plants) (DOCX)
NCS/2016/2535 v3.01
Application form Wildlife and ecosystems
Record book and return of operations Harvesting licence - estuarine crocodile eggs (DOCX)
NCS/2018/4405 v1.01
Form Wildlife and ecosystems
Request form - Amend a high risk area on the flora survey trigger map (DOCX)
NCS/2019/4832 v1.00
Form Wildlife and ecosystems
Return of Operations Collection authority to take and keep least concern wildlife (DOCX)
NCS/2016/2546 v1.04
Form Wildlife and ecosystems
Return of Operations Damage mitigation permit (culling and dispersal) (DOCX)
NCS/2016/2551 v1.04
Form Wildlife and ecosystems
Return of operations Damage Mitigation Permit (lethal take of flying-foxes for crop protection) (XLSX)
NCS/2016/2552 v1.02
Form Wildlife and ecosystems
Return of operations Damage mitigation permit (issued under a property management plan) (DOCX)
NCS/2016/2553 v1.05
Form Wildlife and ecosystems
Return of operations Damage Mitigation Permit (removal and relocation) (XLSX)
NCS/2016/2539 v1.03
Form Wildlife and ecosystems
Return of operations Educational purposes permit for native wildlife kept in a classroom (DOCX)
NCS/2016/2540 v1.04
Form Wildlife and ecosystems
Return of operations Educational purposes permit for native wildlife kept in a classroom (XLSX)
NCS/2023/6605 v1.01
Form Wildlife and ecosystems
Return of operations Wildlife farming licence (DOCX)
NCS/2016/2542 v1.04
Form Wildlife and ecosystems
Return of operations Flying-fox roost management permit (DOCX)
NCS/2016/2543 v1.04
Form Wildlife and ecosystems
Return of operations Harvesting licence (DOCX)
NCS/2023/6604 v1.03
Form Wildlife and ecosystems
Return of operations Permit to keep (DOCX)
NCS/2016/2544 v1.04
Form Wildlife and ecosystems
Return of operations Research Permit (XLSX)
NCS/2023/6589 v1.01
Form Wildlife and ecosystems
Return of operations Standard, specialised or advanced licence Part 1 (DOCX)
NCS/2023/6602 v1.03
Form Wildlife and ecosystems
Return of operations Standard, specialised or advanced licence Part 2 (DOCX)
NCS/2023/6603 v1.03
Form Wildlife and ecosystems
Request form - variation from the flora survey guidelines – protected plants (DOCX)
NCS/2017/3480 v3.02
Form Wildlife and ecosystems
Purpose and use of the Code for assessable development that is prescribed tidal works (PDF)
EPP/2016/2710 v2.01
Guideline Coastal – Guidelines
Development involving an artificial waterway (PDF)
EPP/2016/2109 v1.00
Guideline Coastal – Guidelines
Excluded works (Coastal) (PDF)
EPP/2016/2081 v2.07
Guideline Coastal – Guidelines
Coastal hazard technical guide (PDF)
EPP/2016/2082 v1.00
Guideline Coastal – Guidelines
Land surrender for coastal management (PDF)
EPP/2017/3945 v1.01
Guideline Coastal – Guidelines
Preparing a shoreline erosion management plan (PDF)
EPP/2016/2087 v2.01
Guideline Coastal – Guidelines
Determining scenic preference in the coastal zone (PDF)
EPP/2016/2092 v2.01
Guideline Coastal – Guidelines
Applying for an authority under sections 34, 35 or 35A of the Nature Conservation Act 1992 (PDF)
QPW/2023/6395 v1.00
Guideline Parks – Infrastructure and Equipment – Service facilities
Preparing Environmental Management Plans for Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships authorities (PDF)
QPW/2023/6396 v1.00
Guideline Parks – Infrastructure and Equipment – Service facilities
Producing an Authority Plan for a lease, agreement, licence, permit or other authority on Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2023/6397 v1.00
Guideline Parks – Infrastructure and Equipment – Service facilities
Local government dog off-leash areas in State Marine Parks (PDF)
QPW/2022/5918 v1.00
Guideline Parks – Marine Management – Marine park management
State Code 12: Development in a declared fish habitat area (PDF)
QPW/2019/4686 v2.00
Guideline Parks – Marine Management – Marine resource management
Guideline: SDAP State Code 22 Environmentally Relevant Activities (PDF)
EPP/2018/4543 v2.00
Guideline Planning Act – State Assessment and Referral Agency
Guideline: SDAP State Code 9 Great Barrier Reef Wetland Protection Areas (PDF)
EPP/2018/4542 v2.00
Guideline Planning Act – State Assessment and Referral Agency
Flying-fox heat stress guideline (PDF)
NCS/2023/6579 v2.01
Guideline Wildlife and ecosystems
Flying-fox roost management guideline (PDF)
NCS/2016/2530 v2.00
Guideline Wildlife and ecosystems
Protected Plants Assessment Guidelines (PDF)
NCS/2016/2533 v2.00
Guideline Wildlife and ecosystems
NCS/2016/2534 Flora Survey Guidelines - Protected Plants (PDF)
NCS/2016/2534 v2.02
Guideline Wildlife and ecosystems
Guideline - Request to make, amend or revoke a koala habitat area determination (PDF)
CSS/2020/5216 v1.01
Guideline Wildlife and ecosystems
Information sheet - Planning controls for South East Queensland koala habitat (PDF)
CSS/2020/5246 v1.00
Information sheet Planning Act – State Assessment and Referral Agency
Development in identified koala broad-hectare areas (PDF)
NCS/2023/6446 v1.01
Information sheet Wildlife and ecosystems
Development in koala habitat areas outside koala priority areas (PDF)
NCS/2023/6447 v1.01
Information sheet Wildlife and ecosystems
Development in koala priority areas (PDF)
NCS/2023/6448 v1.01
Information sheet Wildlife and ecosystems
Exempted development in koala habitat areas on all land tenures (PDF)
NCS/2023/6449 v1.01
Information sheet Wildlife and ecosystems
Exempted development in koala habitat areas on land dedicated as a road under the Land Act 1994 (PDF)
NCS/2023/6450 v1.01
Information sheet Wildlife and ecosystems
Exempted development in koala habitat areas on freehold land (PDF)
NCS/2023/6451 v1.01
Information sheet Wildlife and ecosystems
Exempted development in koala habitat areas on indigenous land (PDF)
NCS/2023/6452 v1.01
Information sheet Wildlife and ecosystems
Exempted development in koala habitat areas on land subject to a licence or permit under the Land Act 1994 (PDF)
NCS/2023/6453 v1.01
Information sheet Wildlife and ecosystems
Exempted development in koala habitat areas on land leased under the Land Act 1994 for agriculture or grazing purposes (PDF)
NCS/2023/6454 v1.01
Information sheet Wildlife and ecosystems
Exempted development in koala habitat areas on land leased under the Land Act 1994 other than for agriculture or grazing purposes (PDF)
NCS/2023/6455 v1.01
Information sheet Wildlife and ecosystems
Exempted development in koala habitat areas on trust land under the Land Act 1994 (PDF)
NCS/2023/6456 v1.01
Information sheet Wildlife and ecosystems
Extractive industries in koala habitat areas within key resource areas (PDF)
NCS/2023/6457 v1.01
Information sheet Wildlife and ecosystems
Koala Conservation Plan clearing requirements (PDF)
NCS/2023/6575 v1.01
Information sheet Wildlife and ecosystems
Koala Habitat Planning Controls – Decision tree (PDF)
NCS/2023/6458 v1.01
Information sheet Wildlife and ecosystems
Koala mapping (PDF)
NCS/2023/6459 v1.01
Information sheet Wildlife and ecosystems
Working with First Nations (PDF)
QPW/2024/6681 v1.00
Information sheet Parks – Community Relations and Partnerships – Indigenous policy
Boundary fencing (PDF)
QPW/2013/303 v1.03
Information sheet Parks – Infrastructure and Equipment – Infrastructure delivery
Authorities creating an interest in a protected area under the Nature Conservation Act 1992 (PDF)
QPW/2023/6398 v1.00
Information sheet Parks – Infrastructure and Equipment – Service facilities
Occupation permits (PDF)
QPW/2015/1214 v2.00
Information sheet Parks – Infrastructure and Equipment – Service facilities
Information for marine park permit holders (PDF)
QPW/2019/4845 v2.03
Information sheet Parks – Marine Management – Marine permits
Permits for (State only) marine parks (PDF)
QPW/2015/1324 v1.03
Information sheet Parks – Marine Management – Marine permits
Information for applicants- standard tourism and vessel charter permit (PDF)
QPW/2019/4846 v2.01
Information sheet Parks – Marine Management – Marine permits
Ancillary activities for grazing authorities (PDF)
QPW/2023/6539 v1.00
Information sheet Parks – Natural Resource Management – Stock management
Stock grazing permits- Forestry Act 1959, Nature Conservation Act 1992 (PDF)
QPW/2022/6180 v1.00
Information sheet Parks – Natural Resource Management – Stock management
Completing a wildlife data return (PDF)
QPW/2016/3248 v1.03
Information sheet Parks – Natural Resource Management – Permit to take keep use interfere
Administering outstanding returns and fees for commercial activity permits and agreements (PDF)
QPW/2015/1326 v2.02
Information sheet Parks – Visitor Management – Commercial activities
Fees to conduct commercial and recreational activities on QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2015/1327 v2.10
Information sheet Parks – Visitor Management – Fees
Code of conduct for recreational horse riding on designated multi-use trails in State forests, forest reserves and protected areas (PDF)
QPW/2016/1879 v1.02
Information sheet Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Information for applicants: Standard guided tour permit (PDF)
QPW/2023/6424 v1.00
Information sheet Parks – Visitor Management – Commercial activities
Standard guided tour permit (PDF)
QPW/2023/6345 v1.00
Information sheet Parks – Visitor Management – Commercial activities
Schedule of fees (PDF)
NCS/2016/1952 v3.10
Information sheet Wildlife and ecosystems
CSS/2020/5217 Request form - Request to make, amend or revoke a koala habitat area determination (DOCX)
CSS/2020/5217 v1.01
Form Wildlife and ecosystems
Koala Sensitive Design Guideline (PDF)
EPP/2019/5154 v2.01
Guideline Environment
Levy Detailed Data File Specification (PDF)
ORR/2019/4773 v4.03
Specification WRR Act – General
Levy Detailed Data troubleshooting guide in the Queensland Waste Data System (PDF)
ORR/2021/5795 v1.00
Guideline WRR Act – General
Enforcement Guidelines (PDF)
ESR/2021/5549 v2.01
Guideline Compliance – Enforcement Process or Policy
Change of deatils form for macropod harvester and dealer licences (PDF)
NCS/2016/2007 v1.05
Application form Macropod management – Licensing
Application for dealer licence (macropods) (PDF)
NCS/2016/2020 v1.07
Application form Macropod management – Licensing
Information sheet - Macropod harvesting licence (PDF)
NCS/2016/2015 v1.05
Information sheet Macropod management – Licensing
Storage and movement of commercially harvested macropods (PDF)
NCS/2016/2016 v1.03
Information sheet Macropod management – Licensing
TAFE course—commercial wildlife harvesting licence (macropods) (PDF)
NCS/2016/2017 v1.03
Information sheet Macropod management – Licensing
Building and engineering standards for tidal works (PDF)
EPP/2016/2100 v1.00
Operational policy Coastal – Guidelines
Bequests and bequeathed property (PDF)
QPW/2013/260 v1.04
Operational policy Parks – Community Relations and Partnerships – Community relations
Request for burials and the scattering of ashes on QPWS estate (PDF)
QPW/2015/1361 v2.02
Operational policy Parks – Community Relations and Partnerships – Community relations
Good Neighbour Policy (PDF)
QPW/2013/248 v2.00
Operational policy Parks – Community Relations and Partnerships – Community relations
Indigenous partnerships in management of protected areas (PDF)
QPW/2015/1294 v1.01
Operational policy Parks – Community Relations and Partnerships – Indigenous policy
Management of Indigenous Cultural Heritage on QPWS estate (PDF)
QPW/2015/1460 v1.01
Operational policy Parks – Community Relations and Partnerships – Indigenous policy
Memorials and Plaques (PDF)
QPW/2015/1381 v1.01
Operational policy Parks – Community Relations and Partnerships – Community relations
Naming of gifted or bequeathed property (PDF)
QPW/2013/261 v1.03
Operational policy Parks – Community Relations and Partnerships – Community relations
Communication facilities on QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2015/1213 v1.03
Operational policy Parks – Infrastructure and Equipment – Service facilities
Fees for infrastructure on QPWS managed land at tenure conversion (PDF)
QPW/2021/5867 v1.00
Operational policy Parks – Infrastructure and Equipment – Service facilities
Non-standard use and operation of a vehicle: Application of the Queensland Road Rules on QPWS managed land (PDF)
QPW/2015/1448 v1.01
Operational policy Parks – Infrastructure and Equipment – Plant and equipment
Occupation permits (PDF)
QPW/2019/4848 v1.02
Operational policy Parks – Infrastructure and Equipment – Service facilities
Fish Habitat Area selection, assessment, declaration and review (PDF)
QPW/2015/1241 v1.02
Operational policy Parks – Marine Management – Marine resource management
High speed vessel events in marine parks (PDF)
QPW/2013/801 v2.00
Operational policy Parks – Marine Management – Marine park management
Maintenance dredging in the Great Barrier Reef Coast Marine Park (PDF)
QPW/2015/1242 v1.03
Operational policy Parks – Marine Management – Marine park management
Management of declared Fish Habitat Areas (PDF)
QPW/2015/1240 v3.00
Operational policy Parks – Marine Management – Marine resource management
Mangrove line interpretation for QI HP-14-05 East of Starcke River (PDF)
QPW/2015/1351 v2.02
Operational policy Parks – Marine Management – Marine park management
Practical boundary interpretation for commercial crab fishery areas in Bowling Green Bay (PDF)
QPW/2015/1354 v1.05
Operational policy Parks – Marine Management – Marine park management
Assessment of applications for permission to carry out works in an Estuarine Conservation Zone in the Great Barrier Reef Coast Marine Park (PDF)
QPW/2015/1239 v1.02
Operational policy Parks – Marine Management – Marine permits
Ancillary activities for grazing authorities (PDF)
QPW/2023/6538 v1.00
Operational policy Parks – Natural Resource Management – Stock management
Compensation for petroleum and gas activities on QPWS managed lands (PDF)
QPW/2019/4715 v1.02
Operational policy Parks – Natural Resource Management – Resource Extraction
Locust control (PDF)
QPW/2015/1426 v1.03
Operational policy Parks – Natural Resource Management – Pest management
Management of pests on QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2015/1427 v1.03
Operational policy Parks – Natural Resource Management – Pest management
Managing beekeeping on QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2015/1218 v1.02
Operational policy Parks – Natural Resource Management – Apiary
Artificial waters (PDF)
QPW/2015/1442 v2.01
Operational policy Parks – Natural Resource Management – Water management
Mosquito and biting midge control (PDF)
QPW/2015/1428 v1.03
Operational policy Parks – Natural Resource Management – Pest management
Names and naming of QPWS managed areas, places, sites and geographical features (PDF)
QPW/2013/262 v1.02
Operational policy Parks – Natural Resource Management – Parks management
Pest plant and pathogen spread prevention (PDF)
QPW/2013/746 v1.04
Operational policy Parks – Natural Resource Management – Pest management
Revocation of QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2016/1877 v1.04
Operational policy Parks – Natural Resource Management – Parks management
Special management areas (controlled action) over national parks (PDF)
QPW/2019/4855 v1.01
Operational policy Parks – Natural Resource Management – Parks management
Stock grazing in State forests (PDF)
QPW/2020/5415 v1.02
Operational policy Parks – Natural Resource Management – Stock management
Management of Wild Dogs on QPWS Estate (PDF)
QPW/2015/1430 v2.03
Operational policy Parks – Natural Resource Management – Pest management
Administering outstanding returns and fees for commercial activity permits and agreements (PDF)
QPW/2015/1328 v2.02
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Commercial activities
Amendments and variations to permits for QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2015/1330 v1.04
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Approval to bring flowers into a QPWS managed area (PDF)
QPW/2013/807 v1.04
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Certified Support Dogs and Assistance animals in QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2013/804 v4.00
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Camping on QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2013/800 v2.05
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Camping and vehicles access permit fee and gift card refunds (PDF)
QPW/2013/820 v2.08
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Commercial activity authorities - requirements for authority holders when selling a business (PDF)
QPW/2017/3510 v1.02
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Commercial activities
Commercial tourism and recreation activities in QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2015/1331 v1.06
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Commercial activities
Commercial filming and photography in QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2013/811 v2.01
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Commercial activities
Competitive events on QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2015/1373 v1.04
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Vehicle Access Permit Fee Refunds for Cooloola Recreation Area (Rainbow Beach residents) (PDF)
QPW/2015/1374 v1.02
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Fee concessions for educational excursions, tours and camps on QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2015/1332 v1.04
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Fee exemptions for vehicle access permits on QPWS managed recreation areas (PDF)
QPW/2013/809 v1.11
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Fossicking on QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2015/1221 v1.03
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Generators and Noise Generating Appliances in QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2013/808 v1.04
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Geocaching on QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2015/1375 v2.02
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Hang gliding and paragliding in QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2015/1467 v1.03
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Horse riding (PDF)
QPW/2015/1376 v2.03
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Insurance and indemnity requirements for QPWS authorities (PDF)
QPW/2015/1323 v2.00
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Insurance and indemnity
Landing aircraft and recreational craft in QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2013/803 v1.04
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Landscape classification system for visitor management (PDF)
QPW/2015/1454 v1.01
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Planning
Mountain biking in QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2014/1122 v1.04
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Organised events (non commericial) on QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2013/805 v2.03
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Permit to enter or remain in a National Park (Scientific) (PDF)
QPW/2015/1333 v1.04
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Recreational fishing on protected areas (PDF)
QPW/2015/1208 v1.03
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Organised event permits for recreational use of side-by-side vehicles in State forests (PDF)
QPW/2022/6182 v1.00
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Remote bushwalking advice and notification (PDF)
QPW/2015/1377 v1.04
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Restricted access area permits (PDF)
QPW/2013/819 v2.01
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Rock climbing on QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2015/1378 v1.03
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Soliciting donations or information in QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2013/806 v1.03
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Special activities in protected areas (PDF)
QPW/2013/810 v1.04
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Approval to take a live animal into a protected area (PDF)
QPW/2015/1335 v2.02
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Use of conditionally registered vehicles on QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2015/1207 v3.00
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Commercial vending activities on QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2015/1339 v3.01
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Commercial activities
Visitor safety policy (PDF)
QPW/2021/5869 v1.00
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Visitor use of Mangkalba (Cedar Bay), Ngalba Bulal National Park and the adjoining Great Barrier Reef Coast Marine Park (PDF)
QPW/2015/1368 v1.04
Operational policy Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Diving, Snorkelling and Swimming (PDF)
QPW/2015/1356 v1.04
Operational policy Parks – Workforce and Safety – Diving and snorkelling
Firearms shooting ranges (PDF)
QPW/2015/1387 v1.03
Operational policy Parks – Workforce and Safety – Firearms
Management of cassowary incidents (PDF)
NCS/2016/2460 v1.04
Operational policy Wildlife and ecosystems
Take, keep or use of a dead stranded marine mammal (PDF)
NCS/2016/1954 v1.01
Operational policy Wildlife and ecosystems
Issue of lethal damage mitigation permit approvals for birds on airports (PDF)
NCS/2016/1955 v1.02
Operational policy Wildlife and ecosystems
Restriction on lethal damage mitigation permit approvals for particular least concern species (PDF)
NCS/2016/1957 v1.02
Operational policy Wildlife and ecosystems
When a protected plant in Queensland is taken to be ‘in the wild’ (PDF)
NCS/2016/1961 v1.01
Operational policy Wildlife and ecosystems
Managing Indigenous Cultural Heritage (PDF)
QPW/2015/1461 v1.01
Procedural guide Parks – Community Relations and Partnerships – Indigenous policy
Occupation permits - determining permit term and permit area (PDF)
QPW/2015/1215 v1.02
Procedural guide Parks – Infrastructure and Equipment – Service facilities
Australian Defence Force activities on QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2015/1322 v2.01
Procedural guide Parks – Natural Resource Management – Military activities
Assessing applications for grazing authorities on QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2015/1226 v1.02
Procedural guide Parks – Natural Resource Management – Stock management
Expression of interest for commercial activities on QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2015/1340 v2.03
Procedural guide Parks – Visitor Management – Commercial activities
Fossicking on QPWS managed areas (PDF)
QPW/2015/1220 v1.04
Procedural guide Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Remote bushwalking advice and notification (PDF)
QPW/2015/1379 v1.04
Procedural guide Parks – Visitor Management – Recreation and visitor access
Convert existing conditions of a development approval/permit into an environmental authority (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1720 v9.01
Application form Environmental authority – Applications
Amendment application for an EA for a Prescribed ERA 13A (DOCX)
ESR/2021/5615 v5.01
Application form Environmental authority – Applications
Site-specific application for an environmental authority for ERA 13A – Commercial cropping and horticulture in the Great Barrier Reef catchments (DOCX)
ESR/2020/5274 v5.01
Application form Environmental authority – Applications
Standard application for an EA for a prescribed ERA 13A (DOCX)
ESR/2020/5273 v6.01
Application form Environmental authority – Applications
Variation application for an EA for a Prescribed ERA 13A (DOCX)
ESR/2020/5272 v6.01
Application form Environmental authority – Applications
Development application Form 1 - Application details - attachment for an application for an environmental authority (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1791 v8.01
Application form Planning Act – State Assessment and Referral Agency
Application for reimbursement for orphan incidents clean-up (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1648 v5.02
Application form EP Act – General
Site specific application for an EA for a Prescribed ERA (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1792 v13.02
Application form Environmental authority – Applications
Standard application for an EA for a prescribed ERA (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1793 v12.01
Application form Environmental authority – Applications
Application to surrender an environmental authority for a prescribed ERA (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1719 v7.01
Application form Environmental authority – Surrender, rehabilitation & progressive certification
Request to transfer all or part of an environmental authority for a prescribed environmentally relevant activity (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1718 v10.03
Application form Environmental authority – Amalgamate, de-amalgamate and transfer
Application to convert a transitional environmental authority to standard conditions of approval (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1794 v4.03
Application form Environmental authority – Applications
Variation application for an EA for a Prescribed ERA (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1796 v14.01
Application form Environmental authority – Applications
Model operating conditions ERA 01 - Aquaculture (PDF)
ESR/2021/5563 v1.01
Conditions Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Model operating conditions (Air) Port of Townsville ERA50 (1) Bulk Material Handling - Minerals (PDF)
ESR/2019/4794 v1.02
Conditions Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Model operating conditions ERA 53(a) - Organic material processing by composting (PDF)
ESR/2015/1665 v4.02
Conditions Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Model operating conditions ERA 16-Extractive and screening activities (PDF)
ESR/2015/1666 v4.06
Conditions Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Model operating conditions ERA 60 - Waste Disposal (PDF)
ESR/2015/1667 v5.03
Conditions Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Model operating conditions ERA 63 - Sewage Treatment (PDF)
ESR/2015/1668 v3.06
Conditions Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Code of practice for the concrete batching industry (PDF)
ESR/2015/1715 v2.00
Code of practice EP Act – Codes of practice
Mosquito management code of practice (PDF)
ESR/2016/3089 v2.00
Code of practice EP Act – Codes of practice
Transport Noise Management Code of Practice (PDF)
ESR/2016/3084 v3.00
Code of practice EP Act – Codes of practice
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for meat processing (not including rendering) (ERA 25) – Version 2 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1714 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for meat processing (including rendering) (ERA 25) – Version 2 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1712 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Agricultural ERA standard for banana cultivation (PDF)
ESR/2022/5956 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for bottling or canning food (ERA 23) – Version 2 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1713 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for cattle feedlotting (ERA 2) – Version 2 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1570 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
ERA standard for ERA 13A (PDF)
ESR/2020/5277 v1.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for extracting material (ERA 16) – Version 2 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1711 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Agricultural ERA standard for beef cattle grazing (PDF)
ESR/2022/5957 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for sewage treatment works (ERA 63) – Version 2 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1710 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for metal foundry (ERA 29) – Version 2 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1709 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for milk processing (ERA 26) – Version 2 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1708 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for pig keeping (ERA 3) – Version 2 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1707 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for poultry farming (ERA 4) – Version 2 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1706 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Code of environmental compliance for certain aspects of sewage treatment activities - Version 1 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1669 v1.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
ERA Standard for Regulated Waste Transport (PDF)
ESR/2018/4202 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for retreading tyres (ERA 13) – Version 2 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1705 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for screening (5000 tonnes to 100,000 tonnes of material in a year) (ERA 16) – Version 2 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1704 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for screening (more than 100,000 tonnes but not more than 1 million tonnes of material in a year) (ERA 16) – Version 2 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1703 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for screening (more than 1 million tonnes of material in a year) (ERA 16) – Version 2 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1702 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for sheep feedlotting (ERA 2) – Version 2 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1701 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for chemical manufacturing (soap, surfactants or cleaning or toiletry products) (ERA 7) – Version 2 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1700 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Agricultural ERA standard for sugarcane cultivation (PDF)
ESR/2022/5958 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for surface coating (ERA 38) – Version 2 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1699 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Repealed eligibility criteria and standard conditions for tyre recycling (ERA 59) – Version 2 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1698 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for chemical manufacturing (water based paint) (ERA 7) – Version 2 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1697 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Details of regulated waste vehicles - ERA 57 (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1851 v7.01
Form EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Work diary for a registered suitable operator operating a mobile and temporary environmentally relevant activity (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1696 v2.03
Form EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Activity management plans (PDF)
ESR/2017/3561 v2.03
Guideline EP Act – General
Clinical and related waste (PDF)
ESR/2015/1571 v4.04
Guideline EP Act – General
Best practice environmental management guideline for scrap metal recycling facilities operating fragmentisers (PDF)
ESR/2016/3091 v2.02
Guideline EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Guideline—Landfill siting, design, operation and rehabilitation (PDF)
ESR/2015/1627 v5.01
Guideline EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Identifying and managing equipment containing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) (PDF)
ESR/2016/1939 v2.05
Guideline WRR Act – General
Notification criteria for sewage releases to the environment (PDF)
ESR/2015/1650 v2.05
Guideline EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Assessing applications for sewage treatment works (PDF)
ESR/2015/1652 v3.05
Guideline EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Stormwater guideline - Environmentally relevant activities (PDF)
ESR/2015/1653 v1.05
Guideline Environmental authority – Applications
Wastewater release to Queensland waters (PDF)
ESR/2015/1654 v2.05
Guideline Environmental authority – Applications
Environmentally relevant activities delegated to the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (PDF)
ESR/2015/1671 v3.05
Information sheet EP Act – General
Environmentally relevant activities devolved to local government (PDF)
ESR/2015/1662 v7.01
Information sheet EP Act – General
Managing waste in disaster recovery period (PDF)
ESR/2015/1815 v7.02
Information sheet EP Act – General
Local government disaster recovery (PDF)
ESR/2015/1814 v9.02
Information sheet EP Act – General
Greywater and sewage in the Environmental Protection Act (PDF)
ESR/2015/1655 v2.06
Information sheet EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Monitoring stack emissions from natural gas-fired power stations (PDF)
ESR/2015/1610 v3.05
Information sheet EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Noise, odour, dust—making a complaint (PDF)
ESR/2015/1865 v1.04
Information sheet EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Information sheet: Monitoring and testing for PFAS in organic material processing (composting) (PDF)
ESR/2024/6782 v1.00
Information sheet EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Pyrolysis (PDF)
ESR/2015/1682 v2.03
Information sheet EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Internal review and appeal to Planning and Environment Court (PDF)
ESR/2015/1572 v3.02
Information sheet Environment – Review and Appeal
Calculating the supplementary annual fee for regulated waste transport (PDF)
ESR/2019/4612 v3.01
Information sheet EP Act – Fees
Regulatory position statement: Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in organic material processing (composting) (PDF)
ESR/2024/6783 v1.00
Operational policy EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Regulated waste transport (PDF)
ESR/2015/1863 v9.02
Operational policy EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Licensing wastewater releases from existing marine prawn farms in Queensland (PDF)
ESR/2015/1683 v2.06
Operational policy EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Prescribed methodology for banana cultivation (PDF)
ESR/2022/5963 v1.01
Protocol Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Prescribed methodology for sugarcane cultivation (PDF)
ESR/2022/6010 v2.00
Protocol Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Superseded code of environmental compliance for certain aspects of extractive and screening activities (ERA 16) (PDF)
ESR/2015/1568 v6.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Superseded code of environmental compliance for certain aspects of extractive and screening activities (ERA 16) version 7 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1761 v7.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Superseded code of environmental compliance for certain aspects of regulated waste transport (ERA 57) - Version 3 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1630 v3.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Superseded code of environmental compliance for certain aspects* of regulated waste transport - Version 4 (PDF)
ESR/2015/1670 v4.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Code of practice template (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1687 v4.01
Template EP Act – Codes of practice
Preparing a water allocation area for tidal works in natural waterways (PDF)
EPP/2016/2088 v5.01
Guideline Coastal – Guidelines
Entry/Removal of a State Heritage Place in the Queensland Heritage Register (DOCX)
EPP/2015/1834 v2.00
Application form
Application to amend a progressive rehabilitation and closure plan schedule (PRCP schedule) or joint PRCP schedule and environmental authority (DOCX)
ESR/2019/4956 v5.00
Application form Environmental authority – PRCP
Application for a decision on the estimated rehabilitation cost (DOCX)
ESR/2018/4426 v6.02
Application form Environmental authority – Financial assurance & ERC
Attachment 1—Spatial data requirements for estimated rehabilitation cost (DOCX)
ESR/2019/4714 v3.02
Application form Environmental authority – Financial assurance & ERC
Submission of a plan of operations (DOCX)
ESR/2018/4340 v4.03
Application form Environmental authority – Plan of operations
Submission of a progressive rehabilitation and closure plan (DOCX)
ESR/2019/4957 v4.02
Application form Environmental authority – PRCP
Application for progressive certification (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1563 v6.01
Application form Environmental authority – Surrender, rehabilitation & progressive certification
Site specific application for a new environmental authority for a resource activity (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1757 v16.01
Application form Environmental authority – Applications
Standard application for a new environmental authority for a resource activity (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1755 v12.01
Application form Environmental authority – Applications
Application for surrender or partial surrender of an environmental authority - Resource activity (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1751 v5.04
Application form Environmental authority – Surrender, rehabilitation & progressive certification
Variation application for a new environmental authority for a resource activity (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1756 v14.01
Application form Environmental authority – Applications
ERC Calculator - mining (XLSX)
ESR/2015/1824 v5.04
Calculator Environmental authority – Financial assurance & ERC
ERC Calculator - Petroleum and Gas (XLSX)
ESR/2015/1825 v6.05
Calculator Environmental authority – Financial assurance & ERC
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for exploration and mineral development projects (PDF)
ESR/2016/1985 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for geothermal exploration activities (PDF)
ESR/2016/2389 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for mining claims (PDF)
ESR/2016/2242 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for mining lease activities (PDF)
ESR/2016/2241 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for petroleum exploration activities (PDF)
ESR/2016/2386 v3.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for petroleum pipeline activities (PDF)
ESR/2016/2388 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Eligibility criteria and standard conditions for petroleum survey activities (PDF)
ESR/2016/2387 v2.00
Standard Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
ESR/2015/1564 Request to cancel an environmental authority (small scale mining activity) (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1564 v4.02
Application form Environmental authority – Surrender, rehabilitation & progressive certification
Coal seam gas: Meter installation form (DOCX)
ESR/2016/2346 v4.01
Form EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Third party quotes for estimate rehabilitation cost (DOCX)
ESR/2021/5691 v2.01
Form Environmental authority – Financial assurance & ERC
Incident notification (resource activities other than mining) (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1753 v7.01
Form Compliance – Duty to Notify
Application or amendment application for an environmental authority (mining activities relating to a mining lease) / PRC plan / PRCP schedule—objection notice/request for referral to the Land Court/referral to Land Court is not intended (DOCX)
ESR/2016/3259 v4.01
Notice Environment – Review and Appeal
Outcome of baseline and bore assessment (DOCX)
ESR/2016/2392 v5.02
Form Water Act – Underground water management
Rehabilitation report with landowner statement (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1616 v3.04
Form Environmental authority – Surrender, rehabilitation & progressive certification
Request to suspend assessment to change application (DOCX)
ESR/2019/4963 v1.01
Form Environmental authority – PRCP
Submissions form: Application or amendment application for an environmental authority / PRC plan / PRCP schedule (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1617 v5.01
Form Environmental authority – Public notice
Application requirements for petroleum activities (PDF)
ESR/2016/2357 v4.00
Guideline Environmental authority – Applications
Authorisation letter to nominate an Authorised Holder Representative (PDF)
ESR/2019/5168 v2.03
Guideline Environmental authority – Applications
Baseline assessment plans (PDF)
ESR/2016/2004 v1.02
Guideline Water Act – Underground water management
Baseline assessments (PDF)
ESR/2016/1999 v3.05
Guideline Water Act – Underground water management
Statutory guideline - Bore assessments (PDF)
ESR/2016/2005 v5.06
Guideline Water Act – Underground water management
Treated coal seam gas water injection well construction requirements (PDF)
ESR/2016/2379 v2.03
Guideline EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Statutory guideline - Estimated rehabilitation cost under the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (PDF)
ESR/2018/4425 v6.00
Guideline Environmental authority – Financial assurance & ERC
Final rehabilitation report for resource activities (PDF)
ESR/2016/1874 v4.03
Guideline Environmental authority – Surrender, rehabilitation & progressive certification
Make good obligations - Quick guide (PDF)
ESR/2016/2681 v3.04
Guideline Water Act – Underground water management
Model mining conditions (PDF)
ESR/2016/1936 v6.03
Guideline Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Prescribing noise conditions for environmental authorities for petroleum activities (PDF)
ESR/2016/1935 v2.04
Guideline EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Preparing a plan of operations for an environmental authority relating to a petroleum lease (PDF)
ESR/2015/1821 v8.01
Guideline Environmental authority – Plan of operations
Statutory guideline - Progressive rehabilitation and closure plans (PDF)
ESR/2019/4964 v3.00
Guideline Environmental authority – PRCP
Progressive certification for resource activities (PDF)
ESR/2022/5900 v1.02
Guideline Environmental authority – Surrender, rehabilitation & progressive certification
Public notice requirements and submissions about site-specific applications for environmental authorities for resource activities other than mining (PDF)
ESR/2016/2384 v6.03
Guideline Environmental authority – Public notice
Requirements for site-specific and amendment applications—underground water rights (PDF)
ESR/2016/3275 v1.04
Guideline Environmental authority – Applications
Spatial information submission (PDF)
ESR/2018/4337 v6.00
Guideline EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Streamlined model conditions for petroleum activities (PDF)
ESR/2016/1989 v2.04
Guideline Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Transferring petroleum infrastructure to landholders (PDF)
ESR/2020/5403 v2.01
Guideline EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
ERC calculator user guide - mining (PDF)
ESR/2019/4626 v3.00
Guideline Environmental authority – Financial assurance & ERC
ERC calculator user guide - petroleum & gas (PDF)
ESR/2019/4627 v2.00
Guideline Environmental authority – Financial assurance & ERC
Underground water impact reports and final reports (PDF)
ESR/2016/2000 v3.03
Guideline Water Act – Underground water management
Model water conditions for coal mines in the Fitzroy basin (PDF)
ESR/2015/1561 v3.01
Guideline Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
How to address environmentally sensitive areas and offset requirements in an application for an environmental authority for resource activities (PDF)
ESR/2016/1992 v2.01
Information sheet Environmental authority – Applications
Characterisation and Management of Drilling Fluids and Cuttings in the Petroleum Industry (PDF)
ESR/2016/2001 v2.01
Information sheet EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
CSG brine management - Development of an action plan (PDF)
ESR/2021/5644 v1.01
Information sheet EP Act – General
CSG water management: Measurable criteria (PDF)
ESR/2016/1902 v1.02
Information sheet EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Considering environmental requirements early in petroleum activity planning (PDF)
ESR/2015/1619 v1.03
Information sheet Environmental authority – Applications
Environmental requirements for small scale mining activities (PDF)
ESR/2015/1827 v4.01
Information sheet EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Incorporating greenfield sites and exploration disturbance into progressive rehabilitation and closure plans (PDF)
ESR/2024/6766 v1.00
Information sheet Environmental authority – PRCP
Fraccing and BTEX (PDF)
ESR/2015/1565 v3.03
Information sheet EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Landowner factsheet for transferring petroleum infrastructure to landholders (PDF)
ESR/2020/5430 v1.02
Information sheet EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Voids in Flood Plains (PDF)
ESR/2019/4966 v1.01
Information sheet Environmental authority – PRCP
Non-use management areas (PDF)
ESR/2019/4954 v1.01
Information sheet Environmental authority – PRCP
Common issues with PRCP applications (PDF)
ESR/2021/5775 v1.01
Information sheet Environmental authority – Applications
Community consultation for Progressive Rehabilitation and Closure Plan (PDF)
ESR/2019/5101 v1.01
Information sheet Environmental authority – PRCP
PRC plan documents on the public register portal (PDF)
ESR/2023/6344 v1.01
Information sheet Environmental authority – PRCP
Pre-lodgement checklists (DOCX)
ESR/2023/6441 v1.02
Information sheet Environmental authority – Applications
Re-application for estimated rehabilitation cost decision (PDF)
ESR/2019/4704 v1.03
Information sheet Environmental authority – Financial assurance & ERC
Relationship between an application for an environmental authority and the environmental impact statement process (PDF)
ESR/2016/2395 v2.01
Information sheet Environmental authority – Applications
Notice of amendment or replacement of plan of operations (DOCX)
ESR/2016/1929 v5.02
Notice Environmental authority – Plan of operations
Notice to seek conference or independent alternative dispute resolution (DOCX)
ESR/2016/2066 v3.04
Notice Water Act – Underground water management
Application notice – public notice of an application for an environmental authority / PRC plan or major amendment to an environmental authority / PRCP schedule (DOCX)
ESR/2016/2378 v3.06
Notice Environmental authority – Public notice
Amending timeframes of PRC Plan transition notices (PDF)
ESR/2021/5678 v2.01
Operational policy Environmental authority – Surrender, rehabilitation & progressive certification
Disposal and storage of scrap tyres at mine sites (PDF)
ESR/2016/2380 v2.04
Operational policy EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Coal Seam Gas Water Management Policy 2012 (PDF)
ESR/2016/2381 v2.01
Policy EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Master schema for spatial data submissions (XLSX)
ESR/2020/5513 v3.00
Procedure EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Procedure Transfer de-amalgamation where ERC is required (PDF)
ESR/2020/5348 v1.01
Procedure Environmental authority – Amalgamate, de-amalgamate and transfer
Baseline assessments guideline (version 3.00) (PDF)
ESR/2017/3481 v3.00
Report Water Act – Underground water management
Bore assessment guideline (version 5.00) (PDF)
ESR/2016/2683 v5.00
Report Water Act – Underground water management
Consultation report: Draft eligibility criteria and standard conditions for petroleum exploration, pipeline and survey and geothermal exploration activities (PDF)
ESR/2016/2440 v1.00
Report Environmental authority – ERA standards, common and model conditions
Declaration of compliance with public notice requirements for resource activities (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1622 v8.01
Statutory Declaration Environmental authority – Public notice
Declaration of compliance for written documents (DOCX)
ESR/2016/2068 v5.01
Statutory Declaration EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Authorisation letter to nominate an Authorised Holder Representative (DOCX)
ESR/2019/5167 v2.02
Template Environmental authority – Applications
PRCP schedule template (XLSX)
ESR/2019/5103 v1.00
Template Environmental authority – PRCP
Regulated dam register template (XLSX)
ESR/2016/2506 v2.00
Template EP Act – Environmentally relevant activities
Guideline: SDAP State Code 8: Coastal development and tidal works (PDF)
EPP/2018/4294 v3.00
Guideline Coastal – Guidelines
Technical Appendices - Flying-fox heat stress guideline (PDF)
NCS/2023/6580 v2.01
Guideline Wildlife and ecosystems
QPWS road works signage (for works on very low-volume roads in rural areas) (PDF)
QPW/2015/1446 v1.01
Manual Parks – Infrastructure and Equipment – Infrastructure delivery
Technical Note - Estimation of pollutant concentrations from stack parameters (PDF)
ESR/2024/6817 v1.00
Manual EP Act – General
Statement of management intent for flying-fox roost management (PDF)
NCS/2016/2560 v1.01
Template Wildlife and ecosystems
Form Property management plan template (DOCX)
NCS/2016/2556 v2.01
Template Wildlife and ecosystems
Record of tested waste (DOCX)
ESR/2019/4862 v2.01
Application form EP Act – General
Energy from Waste Guideline (PDF)
ORR/2021/5875 v1.00
Guideline WRR Act – General
Application to amend waste levy instalment agreement (DOCX)
ESR/2019/5182 v1.01
Application form Waste – WRR Act
Amendment or change to a declared resource recovery area notification form (DOCX)
ESR/2019/5184 v1.02
Form WRR Act – General
Approval of waste as exempt waste - biosecurity waste - application form (DOCX)
ORR/2019/4727 v2.00
Application form Business – Other
Approval of waste as exempt waste–charitable recycling entity application form (DOCX)
ESR/2019/4728 v2.03
Application form WRR Act – General
Approval of waste as exempt waste - community events for remediatio of litter or illegal dumping (DOCX)
ESR/2019/4729 v2.03
Application form WRR Act – General
Approval of waste as exempt waste–earth contaminated with a hazardous contaminant (DOCX)
ESR/2019/4730 v2.04
Application form Business – Other
Approval of waste as exempt waste-on-site operational purpose application form (DOCX)
ESR/2019/4731 v3.04
Application form WRR Act – General
Approval of waste as exempt waste -serious local event waste - application form (DOCX)
ESR/2019/5122 v1.01
Application form Business – Other
Approval of extension of time to pay waste levy amount application form (DOCX)
ESR/2019/5117 v1.01
Application form Waste – WRR Act
Application form for extension of time to submit waste data return and pay the waste levy amount (DOCX)
ESR/2019/4974 v1.01
Application form Waste – WRR Act
Approval of waste levy instalment agreement application form (DOCX)
ORR/2019/5116 v2.00
Application form Business – Other
Application for approval of a discounted rate of waste levy for residue waste from an eligible recycling activity (DOCX)
ESR/2019/4781 v2.01
Application form WRR Act – General
Approval of residue waste as exempt waste for transition period financial hardship (DOCX)
ORR/2019/4778 v1.01
Application form WRR Act – General
Approval of residue waste as exempt waste for transition period Material Recovery Facility (DOCX)
ORR/2019/4780 v1.00
Application form Business – Other
Guideline - Exempt waste – Earth contaminated with a hazardous contaminant (PDF)
ESR/2024/6780 v1.00
Guideline Waste – WRR Act
Annual report for on-site operational purpose exemptions (DOCX)
ESR/2020/5369 v1.02
Guideline WRR Act – General
Template On Site Operational Purpose Reporting Table (XLSX)
ESR/2020/5370 v1.02
Template WRR Act – General
Volumetric surveys under the Waste Reduction and Recycling Act 2011 guideline (PDF)
ESR/2020/5371 v3.01
Guideline WRR Act – General
Queensland waste levy and asbestos waste disposed of in Queensland (DOCX)
ESR/2019/5172 v2.01
Information sheet WRR Act – General
Cancellation of a resource recovery area (DOCX)
ESR/2020/5362 v1.02
Form WRR Act – General
Declaration of a resource recovery area (DOCX)
ESR/2019/4721 v2.01
Form WRR Act – General
Exemption from using a weighbridge notification form particular sites (DOCX)
ESR/2023/6561 v1.05
Application form Waste – WRR Act
Exemption from using a weighbridge notification form (DOCX)
ORR/2019/4723 v1.03
Notice Business – Other
Weighbridge alternatives operational policy (PDF)
ESR/2019/4902 v3.01
Operational policy WRR Act – General
Proforma - Notification of serious local event waste made by chief executive of a local government (DOCX)
ESR/2022/5971 v1.01
Application form WRR Act – General
Report Template: Transitional residue waste exemption - Material Recovery Facility (MRF) annual report (DOCX)
ORR/2021/5830 v1.00
Template WRR Act – General
Report example - Discounted waste levy rate for residue waste (Example) (PDF)
ESR/2021/5528 v1.01
Information sheet WRR Act – General
Report template - Discounted waste levy rate for residue waste (JAN – JUN reporting period) (DOCX)
ESR/2021/5527 v1.01
Template WRR Act – General
Report template - Discounted waste levy rate for residue waste (JUL– DEC reporting period) (DOCX)
ESR/2021/5526 v1.01
Template Waste – WRR Act
Report template for weighbridge alternative agreement holders (DOCX)
ESR/2022/5972 v1.01
Template WRR Act – General
Request for agreement of alternative weighbridge methodolgy (DOCX)
ESR/2019/4900 v2.01
Form WRR Act – General
Baseline volumetric survey result form (DOCX)
ORR/2019/4840 v1.01
Form WRR Act – General
Request to amend approval of waste as exempt waste (for onsite operational purposes) (DOCX)
ORR/2023/6399 v1.00
Template Waste – WRR Act
Application for an internal review of an original decision (DOCX)
ESR/2015/1633 v3.00
Application form Environment – Review and Appeal
End of Waste (EOW) Guideline (PDF)
ESR/2016/3323 v3.04
Guideline WRR Act – End of waste
Application for an end of waste approval (DOCX)
ESR/2016/3279 v4.02
Application form WRR Act – End of waste
Suitably Qualified Person Written Report (DOCX)
ESR/2016/3290 v2.02
Form WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for abattoir effluent pond sludge and crust (PDF)
ESR/2020/5400 v2.00
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for ACQ treated timber shavings (PDF)
ESR/2020/5213 v1.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for amorphous silica powder (PDF)
ESR/2022/5975 v1.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for biosolids (PDF)
ESR/2018/4548 v2.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for blast furnace slag (PDF)
ESR/2023/6404 v1.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for carbide lime slurry (PDF)
ESR/2022/5933 v1.03
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for chemically treated timber (PDF)
ESR/2019/4933 v1.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for coal combustion products (PDF)
ESR/2018/4549 v2.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for liquid concrete washout (PDF)
ESR/2020/5249 v1.03
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for returned concrete (PDF)
ESR/2020/5247 v1.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for solid concrete washout (PDF)
ESR/2020/5248 v1.03
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for digestate (PDF)
ESR/2022/6156 v1.01
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for coal seam gas drilling mud (PDF)
ESR/2018/4550 v1.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for dunder (PDF)
ESR/2019/4934 v1.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for ferronickel slag (PDF)
ESR/2020/5413 v1.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for ferrous chloride (PDF)
ESR/2020/5478 v2.03
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for ferrous sulphate heptahydrate (PDF)
ESR/2019/5175 v1.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for fertiliser wash water (PDF)
ESR/2018/4173 v2.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for fibre cement board (PDF)
ESR/2021/5858 v1.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for foundry sands (PDF)
ESR/2018/4551 v2.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for garnet sand (PDF)
ESR/2021/5665 v1.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for glass fines (PDF)
ESR/2022/6183 v1.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for oyster shells (PDF)
ESR/2018/4174 v1.01
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for paunch (PDF)
ESR/2020/5243 v1.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for plasterboard (PDF)
ESR/2021/5629 v1.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for recycled aggregates (PDF)
ESR/2021/5565 v1.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for sugar refinery clarifier sludge (PDF)
ESR/2019/5171 v1.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for silica fume (PDF)
ESR/2023/6357 v1.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for spent sulphuric acid (PDF)
ESR/2021/5637 v1.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for sugar mill by-products (PDF)
ESR/2018/4440 v2.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for tyres (End-of-life tyres) (PDF)
ESR/2020/5244 v2.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for used vegetable oil (PDF)
ESR/2020/5258 v1.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for water treatment residuals (PDF)
ESR/2019/4944 v2.02
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for associated water (including coal seam gas water) (ENEW07547018) (PDF)
ESR/2019/4713 v1.04
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
End of waste code for irrigation of associated water (including coal seam gas water) (ENEW07546918) (PDF)
ESR/2019/4712 v1.05
Code of practice WRR Act – End of waste
ESR/2016/2421 Waste Tracking Form Approval for a waste tracking system form (DOCX)
ESR/2016/2421 v2.00
Application form EP Act – General
Application for Consignment Authorisation-NEPM (Movement of Controlled Waste between States and Territories) (PDF)
ESR/2016/2431 v2.00
Application form EP Act – General
Exemption for the transport of trackable waste (DOCX)
ESR/2016/2422 v2.01
Application form EP Act – General
Waste tracking guideline-Agents agreements (PDF)
ESR/2016/2428 v1.00
Guideline EP Act – General
Waste tracking guideline - Bulk upload data file specification (PDF)
ESR/2016/3126 v2.01
Guideline EP Act – General
Waste tracking guideline - Completing paper waste transport certificates (PDF)
ESR/2016/2423 v2.01
Guideline EP Act – General
Waste tracking guideline-Consignment authorities (interstate/territory movement of wastes) (PDF)
ESR/2016/2424 v2.02
Guideline EP Act – General
Waste tracking guideline - Managing waste tracking in Queensland (PDF)
ESR/2016/2425 v3.01
Guideline EP Act – General
Waste tracking guideline-Seeking an exemption for trackable waste (PDF)
ESR/2016/2426 v1.00
Guideline EP Act – General
Waste tracking guideline-Waste tracking overview for generators (PDF)
ESR/2016/2427 v2.00
Guideline EP Act – General