POEO Act, Regulations and EPL New Course

Coming Soon! NSW C&D Waste Facility Environmental Laws and License Awareness Course. This course has been developed in response to the release of the Standards for managing for managing construction waste in NSW (April 2019) by the New South Wales Environment Protection Authority (EPA) (the Standards).

The purpose of the training provided by the online course is to provide a general overview and learning and development platform to enable operators of C&D waste facilities to meet the training requirements of the Standards (Standard 1.3.1.1.a and 1.3.1.1.b) and to assist C&D waste facilities personnel in understanding the key requirements of the POEO Act, Waste Regulation and the Environment Protection Licence. It is not intended to provide legal advice or answer complex questions.

Course Content

The course content has been prepared by HSE Risk Pty Ltd risk management consultants and NSW leading waste industry experts together with input from legal practitioners.

The course has been reviewed by an environmental systems auditor as meeting the EPA’s requirements in the subject areas.

The Course covers key areas of the:

  • Environment Protection Licence Conditions
  • Waste Definitions
  • POEO Act
  • POEO Waste Regulation

Collaborators on the course content are:

  • David White - A recognized waste industry compliance practitioner with 30 years’ experience including 8 years managing EPL compliance for seven separate facilities for the Benedict Industries Group.
  • Henry Moore – Formerly NSW EPA Manager Waste Strategy and Innovation, Henry’s experience as an environmental regulator and policy-maker provides a detailed understanding of the NSW waste regulatory framework and EPA policies relating to waste regulation and compliance.
  • John Whitehouse – John is a Solicitor in private practice specializing in environment and planning law with 20 years’ experience and has lectured at Macquarie University in Environmental Law. He had been the Assistant Director of the NSW Department of Environment and Planning and Director of the National Parks and Wildlife Service.

Enrol in "NSW C&D Waste Facility Environmental Laws and Licence Awareness Training" Now!