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The Department has released a new spatial information metadata catalogue and search tool Find Environmental Data (FED) to replace Discover Information Geographically (DIG). FED will allow integration with other Commonwealth services such as Australian Government’s spatial data catalogue FIND and data.gov.au.
05
Dec
2014
Nominations are invited for places for the National Heritage List for the assessment period 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016, nominations close 6 February 2015.
03
Dec
2014
The Threatened Species Scientific Committee is seeking comments on the assessment of Acacia leptoneura (a shrub). The public consultation period will be open until 23 January 2015.
28
Nov
2014
Written submissions to the independent review of Commonwealth Marine Reserves open today. The co-Chairs of the Bioregional Advisory Panels, Professor Colin Buxton and Mr Peter Cochrane invite interested parties to provide them with ideas and suggestions on how marine reserves should be managed into the future.
28
Nov
2014
The Australian Government has commenced a water purchase tender for the southern New South Wales catchments of Lower Darling, Murray and Murrumbidgee, closing at 5pm AEST on Friday, 10 April 2015.
28
Nov
2014

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