Presented by the

Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)

Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)

In association with 
Proud Principal Partner – Peter J Ramsay & Associates    

Peter J Ramsay & Assoc



A practical course for personnel responsible for environmental and sustainability matters within their organisation

This 2 day practical Course is designed to take you through practical applications, by leading environmental experts and lawyers, on how to best manage environmental responsibility and how to implement best practice within your organisation.  The Course will also take you through environmental laws, obligations and responsibilities (covering the Commonwealth, state and territories) for organisations – to ensure compliance. 


The Workshop will include:

  • Environmental regulations and laws: 

    An overview of the Commonwealth, state and territory environmental regulatory framework 
  • Legal obligations of businesses: 

    A legal perspective for avoiding risk to your organisation and its Directors
  • The rules and practical applications for managing –
    • Water, Land, Air Quality (State Environment Protection Policies)
    • Trade waste and wastewater
    • Planning requirements
    • Noise – metro and regional
    • Waste management and minimisation
      • Dealing with waste and hazardous waste (Prescribed Industrial Waste (PIW))
      • Waste Types and categorisation
      • Waste treatment options, including waste to energy
    • Energy efficiency
      • Understanding an energy efficiency assessment
      • Understanding your energy bills
    • Identifying and managing site environmental issues
    • Environmental due diligence
    • Compliance management tools
  • Carbon management – meeting requirements –
    • Climate change and the potential impacts to businesses
    • Renewable Energy Target
    • National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting
    • Emissions Reduction Fund
    • Others

  • Reporting requirements:  
    • National Pollutant Inventory
    • Packaging Covenant
    • Reporting requirements under an organisation’s licence or agreement 

  • Beyond Compliance
    • Environment Management Systems (EMS) – Overview of ISO 14001
    • Environmental auditing

  • Achieving Sustainability
    • Supply chain management
    • Lifecycle assessment
    • Cleaner production
  • Hands-on practical workshop – Managing environmental risk

Note:  This Course is limited to 12 participants. 

Who should attend?

The Course is especially relevant to personnel:

  • seeking an understanding of the environmental regulatory framework and environmental laws that apply to businesses across Australia
  • seeking an update of environmental issues and risks that organisations face today
  • that have resumed responsibility for environmental and/or sustainability matters of their site or organisation 
  • seeking an overall understanding of this dynamic area of environmental business management and sustainability management practices.

Networking Opportunity

This 2 day Course will provide ample networking with presenters and delegates at AEBN Networking Refreshment (morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea) breaks.  All refreshments will be included throughout the Course.

All delegates will receive electronic course notes at the Course.  


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