The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation received 3,758 submissions on the issues paper, from a range of stakeholders, including private citizens, local government, non-government organisations and peak industry bodies. The majority of submissions (87%) stemmed from campaigns using template responses and were largely submitted by private citizens.
A consultation summary report has been prepared outlining the key themes which emerged from the consultation process. The Western Australian Climate Policy was released on 30 November 2020 and is available here.
Where necessary, stakeholder submissions have been edited to remove identifying information about individuals and/or crude or abusive language. Some respondents requested to remain anonymous or to withhold their submission from being published. Submissions have otherwise been published in full.
Submissions were received in three formats: pro forma submissions, emailed submissions and online submissions. Please read the brief description under the headings below for tips on how to locate your submission, or to find a submission of interest.
Pro Forma Submissions
A majority of submissions were received from individuals via interest group campaigns. The summary documents below describes the content of each campaign, how many individuals were involved, and their names. Where individuals have edited the pro forma submission a table has been included listing these changes.
To access emailed submissions please click on the relevant grouping below. A zip file (collection of compressed files) will be downloaded that contains all submissions for that grouping. Submissions are categorised by first name.
Please note that depending on your computer's software the zip file either needs to be manually decompressed, or will decompress automatically.
To access submissions made through the online Delib portal please click here.