House of Representatives Standing Committee on Environment and Heritage

Owning Institution:

Sustainability for survival: creating a climate for change

Throughout industry and among community groups in Australia there is increasing awareness of the importance of advancing sustainability and as such, a desire to adopt more sustainable practices. According to the committee, a national Sustainability Commission, Commissioner and Charter would help coordinate the use of...

Sustainable cities

"Australia, like other countries around the world, is facing an immense challenge - to create sustainable cities for the future," writes the committee. "As one of the most urbanised countries in the world, with water shortages, transport congestion and high energy demands, Australia must take...