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 local community

View ongoing opportunities by sector to have your say now

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

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

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.

Public consultations

Threatened species listings

Fisheries assessments

Major project proposals

EPBC Act referrals

Plans of Management

New coal and petroleum exploration licences

  • Major Project proposal: Thredbo – Athol Lodge

    Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 05:00 PM

    Provision of car parking spaces – submissions invited until 24 May 2018.=

    Read more and have your say »

  • EPBC referral: Bunbury, WA – Lithium mine

    Friday, May 25, 2018 at 05:00 PM
    Department of the Environment and Energy in Greenbushes , Australia

    Proposed expansion of existing Greenbushes Lithium Mine to increase production of lithium mineral concentrate. The expansion will require up to 385ha of clearing – submissions invited until Wednesday 25 May 2018.

    Read more and have your say »

  • Water Amendment Bill 2018

    Friday, May 25, 2018 at 05:00 PM
    Australian Senate in Canberra, Australia

    The Water Amendment Bill 2018 has been referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee of the Australian Senate for inquiry and report.

    The committee invites individuals and organisations to send in their opinions and proposals by 25 May 2018.

    Read more and have your say >>

  • EPBC referral: Pilbara, NT – Lithium mine

    Friday, May 25, 2018 at 05:00 PM
    Department of the Environment and Energy in Port Hedland, Australia

    Expansion of lithium mine. Extensions to Cassiterite Pit and associated waste rock landforms as well as construction and operation of infrastructure to support mining operations. Clearing of 560ha – submissions invited until Wednesday 25 May 2018.

    Read more and have your say »

  • EPBC referral: Parramatta, NSW – Concrete hardstand and structures

    Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 05:00 PM
    Department of the Environment and Energy in Parramatta, Australia

    Proposal to erect overhead cover for historic vehicle fleet. This will involve an extension of the existing vehicle concrete hard standing and the erection of structures on the extended hard standing – submissions invited until 29 May 2018.    

    Read more and have your say »

  • WestConnex: traffic solutions for Alexandria, Erskineville and St Peters

    Friday, June 01, 2018 at 05:00 PM
    City of Sydney in Alexandria, Australia

    The City of Sydney council has commissioned an independent review on how to protect local streets from increased traffic coming from the St Peters Interchange, part of WestConnex. The City now proposes an integrated traffic plan and seeks community feedback until 1 June 2018.

    Read more and have your say >>

  • Threatened species listings: 3 species

    Friday, June 01, 2018 at 05:00 PM

    The Australian Department of the Environment and energy is calling for public submissions on the eligibility and conservation actions for 3 species:

    Submissions invited until 1 June 2018.

  • Management of commercial harvesting of protected flora in Western Australia

    Monday, June 04, 2018 at 05:00 PM

    The public is invited to comment on the proposed Wildlife Trade Management Plan, which would set out the protected status for native flora in Western Australia and the licensing and reporting requirements for harvesters.

    Read more and have your say >>

  • Registration of a herbicide

    Tuesday, June 05, 2018 at 05:00 PM

    Public comment is invited on the registration application for a herbicide to be used to control weeds in sugarcane.

    Read more and have your say >>

  • Review of Carbon Credits Methodology

    Tuesday, June 05, 2018 at 05:00 PM

    The Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee is holding a full review of the Landfill Gas Method to investigate whether it complies with the six offsets integrity standards set out in section 133(1) of the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011.

    Public consultation is open until 5 June 2018.

    Read more and have your say >>