Environment and business

Help to make your Queensland business environmentally sustainable – the benefits, the obligations and the codes


Becoming an environmentally friendly business

Read about making your business environmentally friendly by doing an environmental impact audit to identify what changes you can make to your operations.

Waste management for businesses

Waste management tips, managing regulated waste, waste levy and waste tracking obligations for businesses.

Manage environmental risks and other climate risks to your business

Learn about how environmental and other climate risks may affect your business and how to adapt to changes.

Meeting environmental obligations and duties

Find out about environmental protection laws that apply to all Queensland businesses and your duty to notify if environmental harm occurs.

Environmental licences and permits

Licensing and permits for activities that could impact the environment. Includes important information about applying for environmental authorities.

Online Services (Department of Environment, Science and Innovation)

Find out how to register as an Online Services user and what information you need to provide when registering.

Environmental codes of practice for industry

Find an environmental code of practice for your industry or download information and templates to develop a new code.

National Pollutant Inventory (NPI)

Use the National Pollutant Inventory to report industry facility emissions and find out about emissions of substances across Australia.

Solar for small to medium business

Find out how much you can save by installing solar panels for your business.

Using water wisely in business

A guide to managing water use in your business.

Environmental impact assessment of 'coordinated projects' in Queensland

Read about the Coordinator-General’s role in the assessment and delivery of high-priority and complex infrastructure and property projects.

DAF environmental impact assessment companion guide

This guide helps to address issues related to agriculture, fisheries, forestry and biosecurity throughout the environmental assessment process.

Natural resource funding

Learn about Queensland's Natural Resources Recovery Program, how to apply, and past recipients.