Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (WA)

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Gnangara groundwater allocation plan

This plan maps out actions to reduce groundwater use in Perth in response to climate change, and is based on extensive consultation, modelling and research. Reducing groundwater abstraction will have long-term benefits for water users and will help protect important wetlands and native bushland, making...
Discussion paper

Closing the loop: waste reforms for a circular economy – consultation paper

This discussion paper seeks feedback on detailed legislative proposals to improve waste management and support a circular economy for Western Australia. Waste reform options outlined in this paper will be of primary interest to waste industry stakeholders, including occupiers of landfill and waste storage premises.
Discussion paper

Review of the waste levy – consultation paper

This paper seeks community input on improving the waste levy. The issues discussed in this paper will be of primary interest to generators and managers of waste, investors and others involved in developing improved approaches to managing waste in Western Australia.

Waterwise Perth

Climate change has made Perth's winters drier and summers hotter and, combined with urban and population growth, has dramatically affected Perth's water resources. This plan sets targets to respond to the major impacts of climate change on water resources and liveability to support the 3.5...
Discussion paper

Climate change in Western Australia: issues paper

This paper outlines the key issues facing Western Australia in the transition to a resilient, low‑carbon economy. Public feedback will help shape the government's future response under the State Climate Policy, and support development of a long‑term vision for Western Australia.