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Covid-19 Recovery – Fast-track consenting

The Government had a short-term consenting process to fast-track projects to boost employment and economic recovery in response to Covid-19.

The Fast-track Consenting Act (FTCA) repealed on 8 July 2023.

Status of referred projects

For the status of referred projects that are awaiting consideration, are under consideration, or have been decided by an expert consenting panel refer to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) website.

Status of referral applications and decisions

168 Received*
0 Processing
0 Accepted (referral order pending)
108 Referral orders made
43 Not referred
* Includes 16 applications that have been withdrawn

Referral orders (in latest schedule order)

Orders in Council referring projects for consideration by an expert consenting panel under Covid-19 (Fast-track Consenting) Act processes

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Projects not referred to an expert consenting panel for fast-track consenting

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Background information

Documents and reports

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