Memoranda of Understanding


Memorandum of Understanding for Collaborative Arrangements between the Office of the Environmental Protection Authority and the Department of Mines and Petroleum
Summary:

The purpose of this MOU is to outline principles that will foster a strong partnership and develop collaborative working arrangements between the Office of the Environmental Protection Authority and the Department of Mines and Petroleum (the Parties) so that each Party can deliver its roles and responsibilities effectively and efficiently. Specifically the MOU covers:

  1. defining the respective roles and responsibilities of the Parties; 
  2. principles that will foster a strong partnership between the Parties; and
  3. collaborative working arrangements that support efficient and effective environmental impact assessment (EIA) processes, implementation of DMP roles, and development of environmental policy.

In implementing the MOU the Parties will take account of the State Government's focus on improving assessment and approvals for major projects, including mineral, petroleum and geothermal proposals, by:

  • overlap and duplication; and
  • supporting a clear and consistent risk based approach in EIA processes.

Status: Final
Release Date: 10 February 2016
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Memorandum of Understanding for Collaborative Arrangements between the Office of the Environmental Protection Authority and the Department of Parks and Wildlife
Summary: The purpose of this Memorandum of Understanding is to outline the collaborative working arrangements between the Office of the EPA and the Department of Parks and Wildlife in relation to environmental impact assessment and the development of environmental policies.
Status: Final
Release Date: 4 March 2015
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Memorandum of Understanding for Collaborative Arrangements between the Office of the Environmental Protection Authority and the Department of Environment and Conservation
Summary: This MOU confirms the principles of a valued and constructive working relationship between the organisations and establishes working arrangements for effective and efficient co-operation between the agencies.
Status: Final
Release Date: 18 November 2010
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Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Mines and Petroleum and the EPA in relation to the referral of Mineral and Petroleum Onshore and Offshore and Geothermal Proposals
Summary: The purpose of this Memorandum of Understanding is to establish an efficient and transparent administrative process for the Department of Mines and Petroleum to refer environmentally significant mineral, petroleum and geothermal proposals to the Environmental Protection Authority, pursuant to Part IV of the Western Australian Environmental Protection Act 1986.
Status: Final
Release Date: 29 July 2009
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Memorandum of Understanding between the EPA, Water and Rivers Commission, Western Australian Planning Commission, City of Armadale, City of Gosnells, Water Corporation and the Armadale Redevelopment Authority
Summary: This Memorandum of Understanding clarifies the working arrangements on matters of mutual interest in the implementation of the Southern River, Forrestdale, Brookdale, Wugong Urban Water Management Strategy.
Status: Final
Release Date: 6 June 2004
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Memorandum of Understanding between the EPA, Marine Parks and Reserves Authority, Water Corporation, Department of Conservation and Land Management and the Department of Environmental Protection
Summary: This Memorandum of Understanding was established for the management of treated wastewater discharges to the Marmion Marine Park.
Status: Final
Release Date: 1 March 2003
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Memorandum of Understanding between the EPA and the Fisheries Department of Western Australia
Summary: This Memorandum of Understanding was established for the environmental assessment of translocation of live aquatic non-endemic species into or within Western Australia.
Status: Final
Release Date: 2 July 1999
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