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[Webinar] MANAGING CONTAMINATED LAND: New laws and Practical Approach to Assessing and Managing Potentially Contaminated Land

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


June 1, 2022

@ 10.00AM – 3.40PM (AEST)

Member fee: $310

Non-member fee: $410

Site contamination remains a significant legal and commercial issue for landowners and occupiers including those involved in the buying, selling and the management of property.   With new Victorian Contaminated Land laws including new laws and requirements from across Australia, this has added to the complexity of contaminated land management and has increased obligations on all landowners and occupiers.  All landholders and occupiers must understand their obligations.

To assist you, the Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) together the Australia’s leading – Auditors – Peter J Ramsay & Assoc, lawyers – Russell Kennedy Lawyers and experts have developed this interactive Webinar to provide details of your new obligations in Victoria and across Australia, and solutions on best practice options for managing potentially contaminated land in order to remain compliant.

Please refer to the PROGRAM (tab above) for details.


  • 10.00am – Welcome 
    Tina Khoury, CEO Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)
  • 10.05am – Introduction
    Facilitator – Kim Maxwell, Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)
  • 10.10am – 10.50am (40min)
    Duncan Pendrigh, Director Regional Operations and Emergency Management, EPA Victoria

    • Implementation role out of the new Victorian contaminated land legislation; and
    • EPA Victoria’s perspective on the impact of the new contaminated land legislation change, i.e. has the change in legislation resolved some of the issues that EPA had with the performance of the former legislation, and if so, in what way?
  • 10.50am – 11.05am – Tea Break (15min)
  • 11.05am – 12.20pm (1hr 15min)
    Stefan Fiedler, Principal, Russell Kennedy Lawyers

    • A legal perspective and details of the changes to the Victorian contaminated land laws;
    • Your new obligations.
  • 12.20pm – 12.35pm – Tea Break (15min)
  • 12.35pm – 1.05pm (35min)
    Gabrielle Guthrie, Lawyer, Guthrie Legal

    • Changes on contaminated land laws from across Australia – a legal perspective.
  • 1.05pm – 2.15pm (70min)
    Peter Ramsay, Director and Auditor, Peter J Ramsay & Associates
    Andrew Green, Senior Associate, Peter J Ramsay & Associates

    • Leading Auditors’ perspective on practical approach to assessing and managing potentially contaminated land,
      • looking at the Environment Protection Amendment Act 2018;
        • the General Environmental Duty (GED)/Duties Frameworks;
        • Overview of Low/Medium/High Risk Activities together with the Duties Framework as they relate to contaminated land
        • Recommended steps to assist with compliance with the new Victorian legislation;
          • Identifying Hazards
          • Assessing Risk
          • Implementing Control Measures
          • Control Checks
          • And more.
  • 2.15pm – Tea Break (15min)
  • 2.30pm – 3.10pm (40min)  
    Howard Waldron, Director, Lotsearch 

    • Preventing risk with spatial mapping of land and data.
  • 3.10pm – 3.40pm (30min)
    Q&A OPEN FORUM with all presenters and delegates

    • Ask your questions to the leaders in the industry – our lawyers, auditors and experts.
      Delegates are encouraged to troubleshoot issues with the experts.
  • 3.40pm – CLOSE

Presented by the

Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)


In association with PRINCIPAL PARTNERS – Peter J Ramsay & Assoc and Russell Kennedy Lawyers

Peter J Ramsay & Assoc
Russell Kennedy Lawyers

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June 1
10:00 am - 4:00 pm




Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN)