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Corporate entry Queensland Environmental Protection Agency (1998 - 2009)

State of Queensland

From
1998
To
2009
Functions
Climate scientist, Conservation or Environment and Regulatory Body
Alternative Names
  • EPA (Acronym)
Reference No
Queensland Archives ID: 9463

Summary

In 1998 Queensland's Environment and Heritage Department (II) (1998) was renamed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It was responsible for the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, biodiversity research, management and protection of Queensland's cultural and environmental heritage, monitoring and preventing pollution. Over time the EPA took on more functions, in 2003 the Beach Protection Authority (1968 - 2003) was dissolved and its functions transferred to the Environmental Protection Agency. Then in 2007 it took on responsibility for climate change policy and science from the Department of Natural Resources and Water (2006 - 2009). In 2009 the EPA merged with the Department of Natural Resources and Water (2006 - 2009) to form the Department of Environment and Resource Management (2009 - 2012).

Timeline

 1987 - 1989 Queensland Environment, Conservation and Tourism Department
       1989 - 1996 Queensland Environment and Heritage Department (I)
             1996 - 1998 Queensland Environment Department
                   1998 Queensland Environment and Heritage Department (II)
                         1998 - 2009 Queensland Environmental Protection Agency
                               2009 - 2012 Queensland Department of Environment and Resource Management
                                     2012 - 2017 Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection
                                           2017 - Queensland Department of Environment and Science

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