Member Training Day 2022
27th May 2022

Industry leading training for authorised officers using the 
Environment Protection Act 2017

The Litter Enforcement Officer Network, in collaboration with EPA Victoria, Hanson, Saint Vincent de Paul Victoria and Barwon South West Waste & Resource Recovery Group (BSWWRG) delivered this industry leading training to 130 officers from across Victoria.

 

We hope this event was an opportunity for you to connect with authorised officers across Victoria and the training objectives were achieved. Training objectives included: 

  1. Understand the main waste provisions in the Environment Protection Act 2017

  2. Understand everyday use of enforcement tools from part 6.3 of the Environment Protection Act 2017

  3. Understand methods to estimate volume and identify appropriate offence

The course materials provided to you on the day should continue to assist you in the field during investigations and as a graduate of the course you will now receive access details to the virtual course hub below.

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Improve use of the Environment Protection Act 2017

Improve investigation and enforcement of illegal waste across Victoria

Network with 150+ authorised officers and see how the new Act is being used

Event objectives

Understand the main waste provisions in the Environment Protection Act 2017

Understand everyday use of enforcement tools from Part 6.3 of the Environment Protection Act 2017 

Understand  methods to estimate volume and identify the appropriate offence

Training objectives

This training has been endorsed by EPA Victoria and has improved the knowledge of 100+ authorised officers already

  • Builds on the Regulating Litter and Other Waste Toolkit released by EPA Victoria (1927

  • Benefits any person transitioning into the new Act

  • All supporting materials provided, including templates and links to other resources

  • Case study based

  • Interactive sessions give attendees opportunity to demonstrate their learning

  • Opportunity to reconnect with skilled trainers in the future

  • Has been delivered to 100+ authorised officers in Victoria, with satisfaction ratings above 95% for content, support and delivery.

  • Most importantly, 100% of officers left with an improved confidence using the new Act

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