Water and Environmental Regulation Annual report 2022–23

Annual report
Details of our performance and achievements this financial year.
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Our 2022–23 annual report tells our department’s story as we work to achieve our vision of a low-carbon Western Australia with a healthy environment and secure water resources for future generations.

It highlights the achievements of our evolving department, reports on our operations, and details our financial statements.


  • Kimberley flooding response
  • State Government emissions reduction
  • Climate Resilient WA
  • Sectoral Emissions Reduction Strategies
  • Climate Change legislation
  • Green Energy Approvals Initiative
  • Environment Online
  • Waste in the regions – Carnarvon horticultural waste initiative
  • Plan for Plastics
  • Containers for Change
  • Aboriginal engagement and advancement
  • Kep Katitjin – Gabi Kaadadjan Waterwise Perth Action Plan 2.

We also support the Waste Authority, Environmental Protection Authority, Keep Australia Beautiful Council and Cockburn Sound Management Council in their key roles.