Waste Planning and Approvals

MRA is a leading strategist in the Australian waste sector, providing advice to federal and state governments, hundreds of councils and businesses of any scale.


Development applications for all types of businesses

  • Development consent review
  • Project management
  • NSW Development applications (DA) and amendments
  • Environmental impact assessments (SEE, REF and EIS)
  • Secretary’s Environmental Assessment Requirements (SEARs) applications
  • State significant developments
  • Designated developments
  • Victorian Planning Permits 

Environment Protection Licensing

  • Environment Protection Licence (EPL) applications and variations
  • EPL condition negotiation
  • Licence condition compliance audits
  • Financial assurance and risk assessment 

Environmental Plans and Support Documentation

  • Waste Management Plans (WMPs)
  • Environmental Management Plans (EMPs)
  • Pollution Incident Response Management Plans (PIRMPs)
  • Risk Management and Monitoring Programs (RMMPs)
  • Community Consultation
  • Development consent compliance audits


Working in close collaboration with clients and stakeholders to secure a successful result, we work hard to ensure your application is positioned in the right way and meets all regulatory requirements.

We have established relationships with councils and authorities throughout Australia and offer strategic and technical advice for your project based on our long experience in the waste industry.

Contact us

To find out more, please contact Esther Hughes on or 0427 139 702

For Waste Management Plans please email


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