Sustainability-related Regulations Database

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Biosecurity Act 2015
Type: Federal Legislation,
State: N/A

The Biosecurity Act explains how biosecurity threats to plant, animal and human health in Australia and its external territories are managed.

Environmental Protection Act 1986
Type: State/Territory Legislation,
State: WA

The Act provides for “the prevention, control and abatement of pollution and environmental harm, for the conservation, preservation, protection, enhancement and management of the environment and for matters incidental to or connected with the foregoing”.

To protect the environment of the State by taking into consideration 5 key principles. 1: Precautionary principle, 2: intergenerational equity, 3: conservation of biological diversity and ecological integrity, 4: improved valuation, pricing, and incentive mechanisms, 5: principle of waste minimisation.