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03 Oct 2017

In 2017, the Australian government published a review into the first phase of the National Landcare Program. The findings have helped to inform the proposed delivery arrangements of Regional Land Partnerships.

The Australian Government wants to...

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21 Sep 2017

Businesses and organisations are managing their greenhouse gas emissions to position themselves for growth and competitiveness in a lower-emissions future. Businesses are also choosing to go one step further and demonstrate leadership and corporate responsibility by becoming carbon neutral....

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21 Sep 2017

Businesses and other organisations are managing their greenhouse gas emissions to position themselves for growth and competitiveness in a lower-emissions future. Businesses are also choosing to go one step further and demonstrate leadership and corporate responsibility by becoming carbon neutral...

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14 Sep 2017

Energy supply and use in Australia continues to change. The type of energy we use and how we use this energy is changing, as new technologies are adopted, as our economy changes in structure and as our awareness of our energy use grows. Energy production is increasingly export-oriented as our...

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09 Sep 2017

Recent changes to s106 of the Water Act 2007 have increased the flexibility for the Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder (the ‘CEWH’) to sell water allocations if the proceeds are used for water acquisitions or environmental...

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22 Jun 2017

The Australian government conducted a review in 2016 to inform future investment in natural resource management.

Evidence considered in this review includes:

  • more than 900 responses from a stakeholder survey undertaken during 2016
  • independent financial analysis of
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09 Jun 2017

The Blueprint for the Future delivers a plan to maintain security and reliability in the National Electricity Market (NEM) in light of the significant transition underway, including due to rapid technological change.

The blueprint sets out a vision for the future, with four key...

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08 Jun 2017

The Recovery Plan for Marine Turtles in Australia is a national plan which aims to aid in the recovery of six of the world’s seven species of marine turtles. These species are the: loggerhead (Caretta caretta), olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea), leatherback (...

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24 Mar 2017

The Australian Government is committed to addressing climate change while at that same time ensuring we maintain energy security and affordability. The Government recognises that in reducing emissions and meeting our international commitments there are economic impacts to be balanced. Through...

Research report

07 Mar 2017

In the past five years (2011–16), environmental policies and management practices in Australia have achieved improvements in the state and trends of parts of the Australian environment. Australia’s built environment, natural and cultural heritage, and marine and Antarctic environments are...

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21 Sep 2017

Businesses and other organisations are managing their greenhouse gas emissions to position themselves for growth and competitiveness in a lower-emissions future. Businesses are also choosing to go one step further and demonstrate leadership and corporate responsibility by becoming carbon neutral...

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21 Sep 2017

Businesses and organisations are managing their greenhouse gas emissions to position themselves for growth and competitiveness in a lower-emissions future. Businesses are also choosing to go one step further and demonstrate leadership and corporate responsibility by becoming carbon neutral....

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14 Sep 2017

Energy supply and use in Australia continues to change. The type of energy we use and how we use this energy is changing, as new technologies are adopted, as our economy changes in structure and as our awareness of our energy use grows. Energy production is increasingly export-oriented as our...

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24 Mar 2017

The Australian Government is committed to addressing climate change while at that same time ensuring we maintain energy security and affordability. The Government recognises that in reducing emissions and meeting our international commitments there are economic impacts to be balanced. Through...

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15 Dec 2016

In 2016, an independent review of the Fuel Quality Standards Act 2000 found that the regulation of the quality of fuel supplied in Australia had led to a quantifiable reduction in the level of pollutants and emissions arising from the use of fuel.

Following this review, the Australian...

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14 Oct 2016

The Snowy Mountains Scheme is widely regarded as one of the engineering wonders of the world. The scheme is the most significant project to be undertaken as part of the post-war reconstruction program and has become an enduring symbol of Australia's identity as a multicultural, independent, and...