Licences and permits
If you intend to conduct an environmentally relevant activity (ERA), you must apply for an environmental authority (EA).
The environmental authorities register provides details about licences (environmental authorities) for resource activities (mining and petroleum and gas) and prescribed activities issued under the Environmental Protection Act 1994.
An outline of the requirements for lodging development applications, when an application is required and how they are assessed.
Development within the coastal zone is regulated to avoid immediate or future impacts on coastal resources.
We ensure known contamination sites and potentially contaminating activities are managed appropriately to help prevent environmental and health risks in Queensland.
Proposals to develop Queensland Heritage Places are assessed to ensure heritage places retain their significance while accommodating changing needs.
Much of Queensland's native wildlife is protected by legislation to ensure its survival and to protect biodiversity.
Transport, storage, recycling or disposal of regulated wastes are environmentally relevant activities that may require a licence.