Policies & Compliance
- Climate Policy
- Environment Policy
- EcoPorts PERS Report
- EcoPorts PERS Certificate
- EMP Compliance Report 2022-23
Environmental Protection Licences
Port of Newcastle operates three berths and performs maintenance dredging under the requirements of Environment Protection Licences (EPL), issued and regulated by the NSW Environment Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA issues these licences to the owners or operators of industrial premises under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997. Licence conditions relate to pollution prevention and monitoring, and the implementation of best practice.
Access the Environment Protection Licences for our premises:
Maintenance Dredging Permit
In September 2022 the Port was granted application for renewal of its 10 Year Maintenance Sea Dumping Permit with the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water. The permit provides the legal framework for Port of Newcastle to maintenance dredge the harbour to permit safe shipping and navigation. The new permit commenced and runs to 31 July 2032.
If you have questions in relation to this renewal application then please contact Brigid.firstname.lastname@example.org
Mayfield 4 berth operational management plan
Pollution Incident Response Management Plans (PIRMP)
Pollution Incident Response Management Plans (PIRMP) are a requirement of any site operating under an Environment Protection Licence. The document sets out the procedure to be followed in the event of a pollution incident at a site.
PIRMPs have been prepared by Port of Newcastle for the following sites:
Land Use Safety Study Overview Report 2017
Mayfield Precinct Societal Risk Figure
Download the Mayfield Precinct Societal Risk Figure