SEMINAR – 13 SEPT 2018: REGULATORY ENVIRONMENTAL OBLIGATIONS AND FUNDING FOR BUSINESS SEMINAR: Changes from across Australia

 


 

 

REGULATORY ENVIRONMENTAL OBLIGATIONS AND FUNDING FOR BUSINESS SEMINAR 
Changes from across Australia 

 

Presented by the

Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)

www.aebn.com.au

 

 13 SEPTEMBER 2018 – 
4.30pm to 5.30pm
Venue:  Baker McKenzie, L19, 181 William Street Melbourne

  

  • DETAILS and REGISTER – for Seminar 
  • REGISTER – for Member Networking Drinks (commencing after Seminar. No charge)


The Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) has developed the Seminar to provide the latest changes to regulatory environmental compliance, the latest developments on energy policy and price, including funding available for industry, business and councils across Australia to meet obligations and to remain compliant.  

You will hear an all-round perspective of the changes by the Regulators, leading lawyers and environmental experts to assist you in understanding IF, HOW and WHEN change should be implemented within your business operations.

 

AEBN Member Networking Drinks – 13 September 2018

Please join us for AEBN Member Networking Drinks immediately after the Seminar from 4.30pm to 5.30pm on 13 September 2018.  Click  for details and Register.   

 

PROGRAM

The Program will include:

National

  • Energy Prices for Businesses – ACCC outlines overhaul to electricity market
  • Key environmental risks:  A legal perspective of recent Federal key environmental risks to businesses
  • National Energy Guarantee:  An regulatory and industry perspective of the impacts and opportunities of the National Energy Guarantee to businesses
  • Amendments to the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Measurement) Determination 
  • Progress in delivering Australia’s 2020 Renewable Energy Target
  • Climate Related Financial Disclosures Guidelines (TCFD) 

Victoria

  • Regulatory overview of the new Environment Protection Amendment legislation (Victoria’s environment protection reforms)
  • Legal perspective of the impacts and legal risks to businesses of the new Environment Protection Amendment legislation
  • Changes to the functions of EPA Victoria and new reforms, including –
    • EPA Victoria’s Science strategy for 2018-2023
    • Contaminated sites database
    • Draft State Environment Protection Policy (SEPP) Waters
    • New Victorian landfills register
  • A legal perspective of recent Victorian key environmental risks to businesses, including –
    • Penalties to landholders for pollution generated by former occupiers of land
    • New biodiversity legislation (Flora and Fauna Guarantee Amendment Bill) – what will this mean for businesses 
    • Review of Dangerous Goods (Transport by Road or Rail) Regulations
    • Legislative changes to Victorian Energy Efficiency Target (VEET) Regulations

New South Wales

  • A legal perspective of recent NSW key environmental risks to businesses 
  • NSW Water Reforms and the Water Management Amendment Bill 2018
  • NSW strategy of diverting waste from landfill by 75% by 2021
  • Reforms to NSW Environment State Environmental Planning Policy (SEPP)
  • and more

Queensland

  • Changes to QLD’s Environment Chain of Responsibility laws – what will this mean for your business
  • Increases to waste levy for Queensland
  • QLD’s new Waste strategy – a legal perspective of the changes and impact to businesses with operations in Queensland
  • Details of the review of QLD’s Energy legislation

South Australia

  • Update of Waste reforms for SA
  • A legal perspective of recent SA key environmental risks to businesses 

Western Australia

  • A legal perspective of recent WA key environmental risks to businesses 
  • Legal perspective of Environmental non-compliance and incident reporting – new guidance
  • Changes to licensing of premises accepting clean fill

Funding, Grants and Programs

  • The latest funding, grants and government programs available to you, from across Australia, will be presented

**Please note:  The Seminar Program will be updated as new environmental obligations are released by governments**

 

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

A comprehensive set of course notes will be provided to all delegates as well as the opportunity to Network with presenters and delegates during AEBN’s Networking refreshment breaks (morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea). 

 

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