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  • Radiation protection laws have changed

    NSW radiation protection laws were changed in October 2023.

  • Our 2022-23 Annual Report is now available

    We are pleased to release our new streamlined 2022-2023 annual report, demonstrating the results of the Environment Protection Authority as we guide NSW towards a sustainable future.

  • Be asbestos ready this summer

    This month marks 20 years since Australia banned the use, sale, importation or manufacture of asbestos. Despite this, the material is still present in many homes built before 1990 and poses a big health risk if it’s disturbed.

  • Kicking goals at the Koori Knockout

    The EPA had a strong presence at the Koori Knockout on 29 and 30 September in Tuggerah on the NSW central coast.

  • Ten billion and counting

    The people of NSW have good reason to celebrate the incredible success of its container deposit scheme, Return and Earn. The scheme recently hit the milestone of recycling 10 billion containers returned through its return point network.