What's in the MPFA fact sheets


These fact sheets provide useful summaries of Commonwealth Government regulations that commonly apply to major projects in Australia.

Note: these fact sheets only provide an introduction to key approvals. Please contact the Major Projects Facilitation Agency to discuss your approval obligations in more detail.

Fact sheets for regulatory approvals


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984

Airports Building Control Regulations 1996

Airports Protection of Airspace Regulations 1996

Australian Jobs Act 2013

Australian Marine Parks

Coastal Trading Revitalising Australian Shipping Act 2012

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

Imported Food Control Act 1992

Importing Machinery and Equipment

Marine Safety Domestic Commercial Vessel National Law Act 2012

Maritime Transport and Offshore Facility Security Act 2003

National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007

National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

Offshore Minerals Act 1994

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act

Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986

Protection of the Sea Prevention of Pollution from Ships Act 1983

Radiocommunications Act 1992

Schedule 3A to the Telecommunications Act 1997

Space Activities Act 1998

The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998

Underwater Cultural Heritage Act 2018