Queensland’s Greentape Reduction Act
The Queensland Environmental Protection (Greentape Reduction) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 (PDF)* (the Greentape Reduction Act) was passed by parliament on 31 July 2012 and serves to amend the Queensland Environmental Protection Act 1994. It is due to come into force on 31 March 2013.
The Greentape Reduction Act introduces an integrated approval process for environmentally relevant activities which will allow for requirements to be proportional to the environmental risk of the activity. More information can be obtained by visiting: