NRF Launch date announced!

CRC CARE has organised the launch of the National Remediation Framework by the Chair of the Heads of EPAs Australia & New Zealand, Cheryl Batagol. Ms Batagol is also Chair of EPA Victoria. 

When: Wednesday 3 June 2020
Time: 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM (AEST)
Cost: Free                         

Format: Zoom

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The NRF was developed by CRC CARE in collaboration with stakeholders to enable a nationally consistent approach to the remediation and management of contaminated sites. In November 2019, the NRF was endorsed as best practice by all environmental regulatory jurisdictions through the Heads of EPA Australia and New Zealand (HEPA) forum. 

Together, the NRF and NEPM provide comprehensive guidance for the assessment of site contamination and for the remediation and management of sites that are deemed to be contaminated. 

This free online launch event includes an overview of the NRF and its practical implications. Presenters will offer insights from the perspective of contaminated site practitioners and owners, and participants will have the opportunity to ask questions during a Q&A panel session. 


1:30 PM

Opening remarks

Dr Paul Vogel AM, Chair CRC CARE

1:40 PM

About the NRF

Dr Bruce Kennedy, former Best Practice Policy Program Leader,  CRC CARE

1:55 PM

End-user perspectives


Practitioner perspectives

Ross McFarland, AECOM and Chair, NRF Steering Group (10 min)



Dr Mark Bowman, Department of Defence (5 min)



Gavin Price, BHP (5 min)

2:20 PM

Launch of the NRF

Cheryl Batagol PSM,  Chair, HEPA ad EPA Victoria 

2:35 PM

Q & A

Moderator: Dr Paul Vogel AM

2:55 PM

Closing remarks

Prof. Ravi Naidu, Managing Director & CEO, CRC CARE

3:00 PM



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