What are the environmental laws in Australia relevant to small business?
Environmental regulations affecting small businesses in Australia stem from both state and federal levels. These laws might relate to waste management, emissions, water use, and hazardous materials handling. The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) is a key federal legislation, but specific regulations can vary based on industry and locality. Ensuring sustainable practices, obtaining necessary permits, and regular environmental impact assessments are vital. Our environmental law experts can offer tailored guidance for small businesses.
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