Submission to the IPART Review of Reporting and Compliance Burdens on Local Government

19 Aug 2015

Last week the Water Directorate made a submission so the IPART Review of Reporting and Compliance Burdens on Local Government.

The Water Directorate's submission identified a number of areas where reporting can be streamlined and where compliance burdens can be reduced. The submission included the following three recommendations:

  • Streamlining the EPA and DPI Water reporting requirements for EPA licensed activities
  • Reviewing and streamlining the DPI Waters’ Best Practice Management Guideline framework to meet current needs and co-ordinate rendition with the Office of Local Government Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework.
  • Streamlining the approval processes by co-ordination and co-operation between government departments.

  • Thank you to the member councils who forwarded their comments for inclusion in this submission. Click here to view a copy of the submission or go to the members area to view all Water Directorate submissions.
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