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Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER) programs include:

Authorised Officer Program

The Authorised Officer Program involves the appointment of Authorised Officers under the following legislation:

  • Environmental Protection Act 1986;
  • Litter Act 1979;
  • Contaminated Sites Act 2003; and
  • Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Act 2007.

WA Container Deposit Scheme

The Western Australian Government is introducing a statewide container deposit scheme. Western Australia’s container deposit scheme is expected to start in 2020.

Perth Air Emissions Study

The goal of the Perth Air Emissions Study 2011–12 was to quantify the most significant emission sources in Perth.