The Department revised cost recovery arrangements following a recent review. The updated Cost Recovery Implementation Statement reflects the revised arrangements which commenced on 1 October 2016.
About the Cost Recovery Implementation Statement (2014)
Cost recovery for environmental impact assessments and strategic assessments commenced on 1 October 2014. The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (Cost Recovery) Amendment Act 2014 received Royal Assent on 30 June 2014. The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Cost Recovery) Regulation 2014 was registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments on 9 September 2014.
The Department has published a Cost Recovery Implementation Statement (CRIS) for information purposes. The arrangements detailed in the CRIS have been agreed by the Minister for the Environment.
Further information about cost recovery under the EPBC Act is available below:
- Overview of cost recovery
- Cost recovery - Wildlife Trade Cost Recovery Q&A
- Cost recovery - Environmental Assessments Cost Recovery Q&A
- Previous Statement: Cost Recovery Implementation Statement (July 2014)
- Draft 2012 Cost Recovery Impact Statement
- Consultation Paper on Cost Recovery under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act)