Have Your Say now - Current Opportunities - EDO NSW

Have Your Say now - current opportunities

Click on the map below to find opportunities to have your say about environment and planning law decisions in your area. Or scroll right down to see the latest public consultations.

View ongoing opportunities by sector to have your say

Note that some opportunities will apply to large areas of the state or the whole of NSW or Australia. In this case, it will be mapped at the street address of the relevant Government Department's head office or the nearest council chambers.

How to access environmental and planning consultations at federal, state and council level

Public consultations

Threatened species listings

Fisheries assessments

Major project proposals

EPBC Act referrals

Plans of Management

New coal and petroleum exploration licences

Local Environment Plans (LEPs)

  • To access the LEP tracking system, visit the Department of Planning and Environment websitego to Current Proposals and search for ‘On Exhibition’. Read more about LEPs in our Fact Sheets. Visit your local council’s website to see if there are any planning proposals or LEP changes open for public comment.
  • IPART review of government regulation

    Friday, November 15, 2019 at 05:00 PM
    NSW Office of Local Government in Sydney, Australia

    The NSW Office of Local Government is seeking feedback on independent reviews undertaken by the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) that focus on government regulation. The government is now seeking feedback about the issues and recommendations put forward in the IPART reports before making further decisions about developing the government’s final response. Feedback is invited until 15 November 2019.

    Read more and have your say >>

  • Inquiry into the Product Stewardship Amendment

    Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 05:00 PM

    Inquiry into the Product Stewardship Amendment (Packaging and Plastics) Bill 2019

    The Senate has referred the Product Stewardship Amendment (Packaging and Plastics) Bill 2019 to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by the last sitting day of March 2020.
    The closing date for submissions to the inquiry is ​21 November 2019​.

    EDOA made a submission in late 2015 to an inquiry into Marine Plastic Pollution - download that here. The EDO is pleased to see many of our recommendations included in this new Bill and will be making a submission to the inquiry.

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