Staff at all levels within the University of Queensland have responsibilities for minimising environmental harm. These responsibilities are principally based on the Environmental Protection Act (1994) (QLD) and related legislation. The University's Sustainability Policy and Environmental Management Policy further reinforce these responsibilities. 

The following descriptions of environmental responsibilities should be included in the job descriptions of staff as outlined.

Responsibilities - more information

Executive Officers

The Environmental Protection Act (1994) (QLD) includes an Executive Officer Liability (Section 493). UQ’s executive must ensure UQ complies with th...

Heads of Schools and Organisational Units

Heads of Schools and Organisational Units, Managers and Supervisors are to implement and maintain, within the School/Organisational/Operational Unit, an effective system of environmental management consistent with the Environmental Protection Act an...

Individual Staff and Students

All staff and students have a responsibility to comply with environmental legislation as well as environmental policy and procedures developed by the University, School or Organisational Unit.  Notwithstanding the responsibilities below...

P&F Sustainability Office

Sustainability Office, Property and Facilities Division: Manages the University's central environmental responsibilities, including the Environmental Management...

Property and Facilities Division

Property and Facilities Division is responsible for delivering comprehensive facilities management services to support the University’s sustainability goals, Environmental M...

Resource Material for Environmental Responsibilities

Sustainability Policy

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