Lists and registers

Public registers maintained by the department, which are are generally created and maintained under statute, include the following:

    Registers maintained under the Environmental Protection Act 1994

    • Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) register
    • Environmental Management and Contaminated Land registers
      Details of land that has been used for a notifiable activity or contaminated by a hazardous contaminant.
    • Environmental Authorities register
      Details about licences (environmental authorities) issued for resource activities (mining and petroleum and gas) and prescribed activities issued under the Environmental Protection Act 1994.
    • Enforcement register
      Details of enforcement actions including environmental protection orders, environmental evaluations, direction notices, clean-up notices and cost-recovery notices.

    Searching the registers

    You can search:

    Registers maintained under the Nature Conservation Act 1992

    • Estate Register
      Information on protected areas gazetted under the Act, including current and historic records.
    • Protected Area Management Plan Register
      Approved management plans prepared after the dedication of a national park (scientific), a national park, a national park (recovery), a conservation park or a resources reserve, or after the declaration of a nature refuge, a coordinated conservation or a wilderness area.

    Searching the registers

    You can search these registers at business centres after paying the prescribed fee.

    Other registers

    • Queensland Heritage Register
      A list of places, trees, natural formations, and buildings of cultural heritage significance. Once a place is entered in the register, the Queensland Heritage Council must assess any changes to be made to it.
      Summary information on some places in the Queensland Heritage Register.
    • Search the register