Dataset: Strategic Assessment Areas


This dataset maps Strategic Assessment areas listed under section 146 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC Act), whereby the Australian Government Environment Minister may agree to assess the impacts of actions under a policy, plan or program including but not limited to:

Within this context a strategic assessment normally applies to multiple natured projects which would otherwise be assessed on a case-by-case basis under Part 9 of the EPBC Act.

A strategic assessment is a collaborative assessment process between the Australian Government and an appropriate proponent. Proponents can include:

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