Useful links

End to end process guide     This step-by-step guide will help you understand what happens before, during and after an assessment.
Self assessment      This self assessment guide will help you understand your duties under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.
Stakeholder information kit     This kit provides information about the EPBC Act and how it may or may not apply to your project.
Protected Matters Search Tool      This tool should be used to help work out if you need to lodge a referral or avoid impacts in the project area.
Guidelines for Significant Impact      These guidelines provide advice on determining whether an action is likely to have a significant impact on a matter protected under national environment law.
Mapping guidelines      These guidelines explain how to prepare and provide spatial information (maps and data) for each stage of the EPBC Act environmental assessment process
Glossary     This glossary contains definitions of the key terms that are used throughout the process.
AWE EPBC Policy Documents      These are the Department's public policy documents which provide guidance on the practical application of the EPBC Act.

Coming Soon 

User Guides      These will show you how to use the system.
Examples of selected referral form questions      This will guide you in what we're looking for in your responses on the referral form.

EPBC Legislation

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2000