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Approvals

For the Sydney Opera House, the following statutory framework applies where external approval is required.  This framework ensures that any proposal which may have a potential impact on the State, National or World Heritage values of the place is rigorously assessed before any approval is granted. The relevant legislation includes:

  • Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (NSW) (EP&A Act);
  • Heritage Act 1977 (NSW); and
  • Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conversation Act 1999 (Cth) (EPBC Act)

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