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The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation has produced the Guideline: Odour emissions.

This guideline provides information regarding our assessment of odour emissions under Part V of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 (EP Act).

Templates

Published alongside the guideline are the following reporting templates that applicants should consider using in their applications regarding odour emissions.

Template: Summary of detailed analysis tools

Template: Screening analysis

Template: Operational odour analysis

Template: Odour source analysis

Consultation

The guideline was published following an extensive public consultation process from January to April 2018.

A consultation summary report has been prepared addressing the submissions received during two consultation periods and the changes made to the guideline in response to those submissions.         

Information sessions

We will run information sessions for stakeholders in the second half of 2019. These sessions will be aimed at informing participants of the changes to the assessment of odour emission.

If you would like to attend one of these sessions, please send an email expressing your interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Contact information

For further specific information on or help with this guideline, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone (08) 6364 7000 and ask for the Industry Regulation division.