Major Projects Facilitation Agency - Factsheets

These fact sheets provide a useful summary of Australian Government regulations that commonly apply to major project developments in Australia. Each fact sheet has been verified by the relevant regulator and are updated on a six monthly basis to maintain accuracy. Please note this information is for introductory purposes only; please contact the Major Projects Facilitation Agency to discuss your major projects regulatory approvals obligations in more detail.


  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984
  • Airport Development
  • Airports (Building Control) Regulations 1996
  • Airports (Protection of Airspace) Regulations 1996
  • Australian Jobs Act 2013
  • Biosecurity Act 2015
  • Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Act 2012
  • Customs Act 1901
  • Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1981
  • Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
  • Export Control Act 1982
  • Fisheries Management Act 1991
  • Foreign Investment Review Board
  • Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976
  • Imported Food Control Act 1992
  • Importing Machinery and Equipment
  • Marine Reserves
  • Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012
  • Migration Act 1958
  • National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007
  • National Heavy Vehicle Regulator
  • Native Title Act 1993
  • Navigation Act 2012
  • Offshore Minerals Act 1994
  • Offshore Petroleum And Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006
  • Protection Of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986
  • Protection Of The Sea (Prevention Of Pollution From Ships) Act 1983
  • Schedule 3A To The Telecommunications Act 1997
  • The Australian Radiation Protection And Nuclear Safety Act 1998

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