Public Register Portal (Environmental Protection Act 1994)

The department maintains a public register of records related to the regulation of environmentally relevant activities, in accordance with sections 540 and 540A of the Environmental Protection Act 1994.

Through this online portal you can search, view and download a range of records. Not everything that is required to be on the public register is currently available through this portal; if you cannot find a specific document you can:

Search by:

Registered Suitable Operators (RSOs)

Search for operators who are registered to carry out an environmentally relevant activity.

EA Applications

Search for Environmental Authority Applications that have been received by the department.

Environmental authorities

Search for current permits, or the most recent version that has been suspended, expired, surrendered, or cancelled after 2016.

Historic environmental authorities

Search for permits that were cancelled or surrendered prior to 2016.

Annual returns

Search for Annual Returns issued by the department.

Progressive rehabilitation and closure plans (PRC Plans)

Search for PRC plans, schedules, applications and audit reports.

Temporary emissions licences (TEL)

Search for TELs associated with environmental authorities or transitional environmental programs.

Estimated rehabilitation cost (ERC)

Search for approved Estimated Rehabilitation Cost notices.

Plan of Operations

Search for Plans of Operations that are compliant.

Enforcement actions

Search the following statutory enforcement actions:

  • accepted enforceable undertakings
  • transitional environmental programs
  • environmental protection orders
  • environmental evaluations
  • direction, clean-up and cost recovery notices.

Terms of use

The Department of Environment, Science and Innovation (the department) is required to keep registers under the Environmental Protection Act 1994. The material published on this site is distributed by the department for and on behalf of the State of Queensland as an information source only. The department makes no statements, representations or warranties about the accuracy or completeness of, and you should not rely on, any information contained in this site. You should make your own inquiries and obtain advice specific to your particular circumstances.

The department disclaims all responsibility and all liability (including without limitation, liability in negligence) for all expenses, losses (including direct and indirect losses), damages and costs you may incur as a result of the information on this site being inaccurate or incomplete in any way, and for any reason; or being subject to infection by computer viruses.

Despite our best efforts, the department makes no warranties that the information in this site is free of infection by computer viruses or other contamination.

For records which are not currently available online, submit a public register information request. If you identify an error in the Portal or require further assistance, including how to submit an information request, please contact the department by: