About the guide
You must submit certain information when you refer a project.
Use this guide to find out how to prepare and provide spatial information (maps and data) for each stage of the EPBC Act environmental assessment process. This includes the pre-referral, referral, assessment, approval and post-approval stages.
We may use the spatial information you provide to us for EPBC Act projects to:
- make decisions at any stage of the current or future projects
- help protect and recover species and communities listed under the EPBC Act.
If you provide this information to us correctly, we can streamline your assessment.
This guide is intended for people without any background in preparing maps or spatial data, as well as for experienced practitioners.
This guide only relates to project boundary information (polygon data).
To find out how to provide species observation point data, see Guidelines for biological survey and mapped data.