Contaminated Land Search

It is estimated that there are approximately 160,000 contaminated land sites across Australia. 

Lotsearch, experts in spatial intelligence and risk mapping, have launched a new product designed for conveyancers, solicitors and valuers.

NSW & VIC

The Contaminated Land Search offers a fast and efficient way for obtaining basic information extracted from the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) public registers/website. Reports offer a set of data to help clients understand potential contamination hazards on or near their site.

Lotsearch also offers a comprehensive Contaminated Land Screening Report which includes additional data from historical sources and a bespoke assessment of the potential for contamination to affect the site.

NSW & VIC Comparison Chart

Comparison Chart Descriptions

Summary Page: This shows a quick summary of the information contained in the product.

Site Aerial: This is a high quality aerial/satellite photograph of the site with the lot boundary clearly highlighted.

EPA Datasets: These include declared contaminated sites and other contaminative activities managed and regulated by the relevant Environmental Protection Authority.

Potentially Contaminative Historical Activities: These include historical business activities that had the potential to cause contamination but where the site may not have been previously assessed or investigated.

Additional Datasets Indicating Potential Contamination: These are other government or proprietary datasets (in addition to the above) that contain information about sites that are known to carry a risk of contamination.

Contaminated Land Screening Assessment: This is a preliminary risk assessment made by an environmental consultant, using the information provided in the report.

QLD

The Environmental Risk Search offers a fast and efficient way for obtaining basic information extracted from various government and non-government datasets. It includes records from the Queensland Department of Environment and Science’s environmental authorities register, PFAS investigation and management sites, and waste management and liquid fuel facilities. Searches offer a set of data to help clients understand potential contamination hazards on or near their site. This product does not include a search of the Environmental Management Register (EMR) or Contaminated Land Register (CLR).

 

 

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