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These fact sheets provide a useful summary of Australian Government regulations that commonly apply to major project developments in Australia. Each fact sheet has been verified by the relevant regulator and are updated on a six monthly basis to maintain accuracy. Please note this information is for introductory purposes only; please contact the Agency to discuss your major projects regulatory approvals obligations in more detail.

Regulations ​PDF DOC​

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984

​Airport Development

Airports (Building Control) Regulations 1996

Airports (Protection of Airspace) Regulations 199​6

Australian Jobs Act 2013

Biosecurity Act 2015

Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Act 2012

Customs Act 1901​

Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1981​

​​Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

Export Control Act 1982

Fisheries Management Act 1991

Foreign Investment Review Board

Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976

Imported Food Control Act 1992

Importing Machinery and Equipment

Marine Reserves

Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012

Migration Act 1958

National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Native Title Act 1993

Navigation Act 2012

Offshore Minerals Act 1994

Offshore Petroleum And Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006

Protection Of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986

Protection Of The Sea (Prevention Of Pollution From Ships) Act 1983

Schedule 3A To The Telecommunications Act 1997

The Australian Radiation Protection And Nuclear Safety Act 1998





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