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Key departmental publications, e.g. annual reports, budget papers and program guidelines are available in our online archive.

Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time. It may contain references to activities or policies that have no current application. Many archived documents may link to web pages that have moved or no longer exist, or may refer to other documents that are no longer available.

Environmental Incentives:
Australian Experience with Economic Instruments for Environmental Management

Environmental Economics Research Paper No.5
Consultancy report prepared by: Dr David James, Ecoservices Pty Ltd
Commissioned by Environment Australia
Commonwealth of Australia, 1997
ISBN 0 642 26850 9

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ABARE (Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics) (1993a) Tradeable Rights for Resource Use: Transferable Water Entitlements, paper prepared for the Coastal Inquiry of the Resource Assessment Commission, Canberra.

ABARE (Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics) (1993b) Tradeable Rights for Resource Use: Individual Tradeable Rights in Fisheries Management, paper prepared for the Coastal Inquiry of the Resource Assessment Commission, Canberra.

ABARE (Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics) (1993c) Use of Economic Instruments in Integrated Coastal Zone Management, report prepared for the Coastal Inquiry of the Resource Assessment Commission, Canberra.

Ackerman, F. & Schatzki, T. (1991) Bottle Bills and Curbside Recycling Collection, Resource Recycling, June.

AFMA (Australian Fisheries Management Authority) (1995) Annual Report 1994-95, Australian Fisheries Management Authority, Canberra.

ARMCANZ (Agriculture and Resource Management Council of Australia and New Zealand) (1995) Water Allocations and Entitlements: A National Framework for the Implementation of Property Rights in Water, Taskforce on COAG Water Reform, Occasional Paper No. 1, Agriculture and Resource Management Council of Australia and New Zealand, Canberra.

Beverage Container Unit (1991) The South Australian Beverage Container Act 1975, South Australian Department of Environment and Planning.

Boer, B. & James, D. (eds) (1990) Property Rights and Environment Protection, Environment Institute of Australia.

Bohm, P. & Russell, C.S. (1985) Comparative Analysis of Alternative Policy Instruments, in A.V. Kneese and J.M. Sweeney (eds) Handbook of Natural Resource and Energy Economics, North-Holland, Amsterdam.

Bromley, D.W. (1989) Economic Interests and Institutions: The Conceptual Foundations for Public Policy, Blackwell, New York.

Buckworth, R. (1987) Changes in Fishing Effort and Catching Power in the DMZ Tiger Prawn Fishery, Northern Prawn Fishery Information Notes, No. 10, CSIRO Division of Fisheries Research, Cleveland, Queensland.

Bureau of Industry Economics (1992) Environmental Regulation: The Economics of Tradeable Permits: A Survey of Theory and Practice, Australian Government Publishing Service,

Canberra.

Business Regulation Review Unit (1989) Container Deposit Legislation and the Control of Litter and Waste, Information Paper No. 14, Commonwealth of Australia.

Centre for Water Policy Research (1990) Legal Frameworks and Regulatory Mechanisms, Proceedings from Transferability of Water Entitlements, An International Seminar and Workshop, University of New England, Armidale, 4-6 July.

Clark, C.W. (1976) Mathematical Bioeconomics: The Optimal Management of Renewable Resources, Wiley, New York.

Clark, C.W. (1985) Bioeconomic Modelling and Fisheries Management, Wiley, New York.

Collins, D. & Brown, D. (1987) Modelling Economic Behaviour in the Northern Prawn Fishery, paper presented at the 31st Annual Conference of the Australian Agricultural Economics Society, University of Adelaide, 10-12 February.

Collins, D. & Kloessing, K. (1988) Financial Performance in the Northern Prawn Fishery: Latest survey by ABARE, Australian Fisheries, December.

Commonwealth of Australia (1984) A National Conservation Strategy for Australia, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Commonwealth of Australia (1989a) New Directions for Commonwealth Fisheries Management in the 1990s: A Government Policy Statement, Australian Government Publishing Service,

Canberra.

Commonwealth of Australia (1989b) Our Country Our Future, Statement on the Environment, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Commonwealth of Australia (1991a) Ecologically Sustainable Development Working Groups, Final Reports, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (1991b) South East Fishery. (Individual Transferable Quota) Management Plan 1991.

Commonwealth of Australia (1991b) Ecologically Sustainable Development Working Groups, Final Report: Forest Use, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Commonwealth of Australia (1992a) National Strategy for Ecologically Sustainable Development, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Commonwealth of Australia (1992b) Intergovernmental Agreement on the Environment, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Commonwealth of Australia (1992c) National Forest Policy Statement: A New Focus for Australia's Forests, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Commonwealth of Australia (1994) Summary Report on the Implementation of the National Strategy for Ecologically Sustainable Development, prepared by the ESD Steering Committee, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Commonwealth of Australia (1996) Investing in Our Natural Heritage, Statement by Senator the Hon. Robert Hill, Minister for the Environment, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Conrad, J.M. (1995) Bioeconomic Models of the Fishery, in D.W. Bromley (ed) The Handbook of Environmental Economics, Blackwell, Oxford.

Delforce, R.J., Pigram, J.J., Musgrave, W.F. & Anderson, R.L. (1990) Impediments to Free Market Water Transfers in Australia, Proceedings from Transferability of Water Entitlements, An International Seminar and Workshop, Centre for Water Policy Research, University of New England, Armidale, 4-6 July.

Department of the Environment, Sport and Territories/Department of Finance/Resource Assessment Commission (1995) Techniques to Value Environmental Resources, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Department of Finance (1994) In Pursuit of Australia's Environment and Resource Use Goals: The Potential Role of Economic Instruments, discussion paper.

Dixon, J.A., James, D.E. & Sherman, P.B. (1989) The Economics of Dryland Management, Earthscan, London.

Dixon, J.A., Scura, L.F., Carpenter, R. & Sherman, P.B. (1994) Economic Analysis of Environmental Impacts, 2nd edn, Earthscan, London.

Driml, S. & Common, M. (1995) Economic and Financial Benefits of Tourism in Major Protected Areas, Australian Journal of Environmental Management, Vol. 2, pp. 19-29.

Fisher, A.C. (1981) Resource and Environmental Economics, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Foster, V. & Hahn, R.W. (1995) Designing More Efficient Markets: Lessons from Los Angeles Smog Control, The Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 19-48.

Fowler, R.J. (1988) Policy and Legal Implications of the Greenhouse Effect, in G.I. Pearman (ed) Greenhouse: Planning for Climate Change, CSIRO, East Melbourne.

Franklin, P. (1990) Curbside Recycling and Deposits: Removing More from the Waste Stream for Less, paper presented at Windstar in Washington Conference.

Franklin, P. (1991) Bottle Bill: Litter Control Measure in a New Role? Solid Waste and Power, Vol. V, No. 1.

Gilligan, B., Hannan, J. & Smith, S.A.Y. (1996) The Hunter River Salinity Trading Scheme - Rational 'Whole-of-Catchment' Control of Saline Discharges, mimeo, New South Wales Environment Protection Authority, Chatswood.

Greene, D., Australian Consumers' Association and National Key Centre for Design (1996) More With Less: Initiatives to Promote Sustainable Consumption, Environmental Economics Research Paper No. 3, Department of the Environment, Sport and Territories, Canberra.

Hahn, R.W. & Hester, G.L. (1989) Marketable Permits: Lessons for Theory and Practice, Ecology Law Quarterly, Vol. 16, pp. 361-367.

Hatch, J. (1990) Container Deposit Legislation and the Control of Litter and Waste: Review of Information, Paper No. 14 of the Business Regulation Review Unit, Centre for South Australian Economic Studies, Adelaide.

Haynes, J. & Pascoe, S. (1988) A Policy Model of the Northern Prawn Fishery, Occasional Paper 103, Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Hill, C. (1992) Property Rights in Australia - Their Status and Future Direction, prepared for an Occasional Paper of the Australian Water Resources Council, NSW DWR, Sydney.

Howe, C.W. (1979) Natural Resource Economics: Issues, Analysis and Policy, Wiley Interscience, New York.

Hufschmidt, M.M., James, D.E., Meister, A.D., Bower, B.T. & Dixon, J.A. (1983) Environment, Natural Systems and Development: An Economic Valuation Guide, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

Industries Assistance Commission (1987) Glass and Glassware, Inquiry Paper. The Effects of Container Deposit Legislation on the Glass Container Industry, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Industry Commission (1991) Report on Recycling, Report No. 6, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Industry Commission (1992) Water Resources and Waste Water Disposal, Report No. 26, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

International Union for the Conservation of Nature (1980) World Conservation Strategy, IUCN, Gland, Switzerland.

Izmir, G. & Shepherd, N. (1995) Environmental Regulation Through the Use of Economic Instruments, paper presented to Conference on International Perspectives on Regulatory Reform, 20-21 June, Darling Harbour.

James, D.E. (1985) Environmental Economics, Industrial Process Models and Regional-Residuals Management Models, in A.V. Kneese and J.M. Sweeney (eds) Handbook of Natural Resource and Energy Economics, North-Holland, Amsterdam.

James, D. (1990) Pollution Control and Environmental Property Rights: An Economic Perspective, in B. Boer and D. James (eds) Property Rights and Environment Protection, Environment Institute of Australia.

James, D. (1993) Using Economic Instruments for Meeting Environmental Objectives: Australia's Experience, Environmental Economics Research Paper No. 1, Department of the Environment, Sport and Territories, Canberra.

James, D.E. (1994) The Application of Economic Techniques in Environmental Impact Assessment, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht.

Johnson, S.P. (1993) The Earth Summit, (UNCED), Graham and Trotman, London.

Kneese, A.V. & Bower, B.T. (1968) Managing Water Quality: Economics, Technology, Institutions, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

Langford, K.J. & Foley, B.E. (1990) Transferable Water Entitlements: Victorian Perspectives, Proceedings from Transferability of Water Entitlements, An International Seminar and Workshop, Centre for Water Policy Research, University of New England, Armidale, 4-6 July.

Lecomber, R. (1979) The Economics of Natural Resources, Macmillan, London.

Lenehan, S. (1992) SA Container Deposit Legislation, paper presented at the National Environmental Law Conference.

Mobbs, M. (1996) Incentives for Restoring and Keeping Vegetation, A Guide for Australian Landholders and Local Government, draft report prepared for Commonwealth Department of Primary Industries and Energy.

Mulligan, H.K. & Pigram, J.J. (1989) Water Administration in Australia: Agenda for Change, Occasional Paper No. 4, Centre for Water Policy Research, University of New England, Armidale.

Munro, G.R. & Scott, A.D. (1985) The Economics of Fisheries Management, in A.V. Kneese and J.M. Sweeney (eds) Handbook of Natural Resource and Energy Economics, Vol II, North-Holland, Amsterdam.

Murray-Darling Basin Commission (1995) An Audit for Water Use in the Murray-Darling Basin, Murray-Darling Basin Commission, Canberra.

Murray-Darling Basin Commission (1996) Cost-Sharing for On-Ground Works, Murray-Darling Basin Commission, Canberra.

National Commission of Audit (1996) Report to the Commonwealth Government, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

National Health and Medical Research Council (1993) Lead in Australians, Summary Statement of the 115th Session of the NHMRC, 2 June 1993, Regarding Revision of 1987 (103rd Session) Guidelines for Lead in Australians, Canberra.

Neave, P. (ed) (1995) The Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery 1993, Fisheries Assessment Report compiled by the Southern Bluefin Tuna Fishery Stock Assessment Group, Australian Fisheries Management Authority, Canberra.

New South Wales EPA (Environment Protection Authority) (1993) Valuation of Environmental Impacts, technical report, New South Wales EPA, Chatswood.

New South Wales EPA (Environment Protection Authority) (1994a) Using Economic Instruments to Control Salinity in the Hunter Valley, Environmental Economics Series, New South Wales EPA, Chatswood.

New South Wales EPA (Environment Protection Authority) (1994b) Hunter River Salinity Trading Scheme: Draft Operational Plan, Environmental Economics Series, New South Wales EPA, Chatswood.

New South Wales EPA (Environment Protection Authority) (1995a) Hunter River Salinity Trading Scheme: Guideline and Rulebook, Environmental Economics Series, New South Wales EPA, Chatswood.

New South Wales EPA (Environment Protection Authority) (1995b) An Environmental-Economic Model for the Hawkesbury-Nepean, Environmental Economics Series, New South Wales EPA, Chatswood.

New South Wales EPA (Environment Protection Authority) (1995c) Annual Report 1994-95, New South Wales EPA, Chatswood.

New South Wales EPA (Environment Protection Authority) (1996a) Load Based Licensing Workshop: background paper, New South Wales EPA, Chatswood.

New South Wales EPA (Environment Protection Authority) (1996b) South Creek Bubble Licence: Reducing Nutrients in the Hawkesbury-Nepean, Environmental Economics Series, New South Wales EPA, Chatswood.

New South Wales WRC (Water Resources Commission) (1985) Transferability of Water Entitlements: Licensed Water Users, discussion paper.

New South Wales WRC (Water Resources Commission) (1993a) Property Rights in Water Management, Vol. 4, No. 3.

New South Wales WRC (Water Resources Commission) (1993b) News, March, Vol. 4, No. 3.

Northern Territory Department of Lands, Planning and Environment (1995) Strategy for Waste Management and Pollution Control in the Northern Territory, Northern Territory Government.

Northern Territory Government (1995) Waste Management and Pollution Control in the Northern Territory: Current Issues and Perspectives, Northern Territory Government.

Norton, G.A. (1984) Resource Economics, Edward Arnold, London.

OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) (1976) Pollution Charges: An Assessment, OECD, Paris.

OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) (1980) Pollution Charges in Practice, OECD, Paris.

OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) (1987) Pricing of Water Services, OECD, Paris.

OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) (1989) Economic Instruments for Environmental Protection, OECD, Paris.

OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) (1991) Environmental Policy: How to Apply Economic Instruments, OECD, Paris.

OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) (1994) Project and Policy Appraisal: Integrating Economics and Environment, OECD, Paris.

Opschoor, J.B. & Turner, R.K. (eds) (1994) Economic Incentives and Environmental Policies: Principles and Practice, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht.

Pascoe, S. (1988) The Effectiveness of the Northern Prawn Fishery Voluntary Adjustment Scheme, paper presented at the Australian Economics Congress, Australian National University, 28 August-2 September.

Pascoe, S. & Scott, N. (1989) Management Options for the Northern Prawn Fishery, mimeo, Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Canberra.

Pearce, D.W. & Turner, R.K. (1990) Economics of Natural Resources and the Environment, Harvester Wheatsheaf, Hemel Hempstead.

Pearman, G.I. (1988) Greenhouse Gases: Evidence for Atmospheric Changes and Anthropogenic Causes, in G.I. Pearman (ed) Greenhouse: Planning for Climate Change, CSIRO, East Melbourne.

Pigram, J.J., Delforce, R.J., Coelli, M.L., Norris, V., Antony, G., Anderson, R.L. & Musgrave, W.F. (1992) Transferable Water Entitlements in Australia, report to the Land and Water Resources Research and Development Corporation, Centre for Water Policy Research, University of New England, Armidale.

Pigram, J.J. & Musgrave, W.F. (1990) Transferability of Water Entitlements in Australia, Regulated Rivers: Research and Management, Vol. 5, pp. 391-399.

Preece, N., van Oosterzee, P. & James, D. (1995) Two-way Track: Biodiversity Conservation and Ecotourism, Biodiversity Series, Paper No. 5, Biodiversity Unit, Department of the Environment, Sport and Territories, Canberra.

Productivity Commission (1996) Stocktake of Progress in Microeconomic Reform, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Queensland Department of Minerals and Energy (1991) Environmental Management for Mining in Queensland, Preparation Guide.

Queensland Department of Resource Industries (undated) Environmental Management for Mining in Queensland, Policy Booklet.

RAC (Resource Assessment Commission) (1992) Forest and Timber Inquiry: Final Report. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Rayner, K. (1995) Kwinana Airshed Initiative, presentation to the Business Council of Australia Environment conference on New Developments in Environmental Policy, Observatory Hotel, Sydney, 6-7 September.

Read Sturgess and Associates (1991) Derivation of Economic Demand Schedules for Irrigation Water in Victoria, State Water Resources Plan, Report No. 62.

RWC (Rural Water Commission) (1991) Regulatory Impact Statement, Proposed Water (Permanent Transfer of Water Rights) Regulations 1991.

RWC (Rural Water Commission) (1992) Eighth and Final Annual Report 1991-92.

Simons, P., Poulter, D. & Hall, N. (1991) Management of Irrigation Water in the Murray-Darling Basin, Discussion Paper 91.6, Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Canberra.

Sinden, J.A. & Worrell, A.C. (1979) Unpriced Values: Decisions Without Market Prices, Wiley, New York.

South Australia (1975) Beverage Container Act.

South Australia (1993) Environment Protection Act.

South Australia (1994) Regulations Under the Environment Protection Act 1993, Government Gazette, pp. 2202-2264.

South Australian Department of Environment and Planning (1990) An Introduction to Ozone Protection Legislation.

South Australian EPA (Environment Protection Authority) (1993) Guidelines for Licensing Discharges to the Marine Environment.

Staples, D. & Tilzey, R. (eds) (1995) The South East Fishery 1994, Fisheries Assessment Report compiled by the South East Fishery Assessment Group, Australian Fisheries Management Authority, Canberra.

Sturgess G. & Wright, M. (1990) New South Wales Rural Water and Property Rights, Economic Papers, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 34-45.

Tietenberg, T.H. (1985) Emissions Trading: An Exercise in Reforming Pollution Policy, Resources for the Future, Washington, DC.

United Kingdom Department of the Environment (1993) Making Markets Work for the Environment, Department of the Environment, HMSO, London.

Victorian Government (1986) Victorian Timber Industry Strategy, Victorian Government Printer, Melbourne.

Water Board (1990) Report on the Special Environmental Programme, Clean Waterways Programme, Pollution Abatement Division, Sydney.

Water Board (1992a) The Special Environmental Levy: Update Report, Clean Waterways Programme, Sydney.

Water Board (1992b) Clean Waterways Programme: Annual Report 1991-92, Sydney.

Water Board (1993) Trade Waste Policy and Management Plan 1991-1994, Wastewater Control Branch, Sydney.

WCED (World Commission on Environment and Development) (1987) Our Common Future, Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Western Australian EPA (Environment Protection Authority) (1992) Development of an Environmental Protection Policy for Air Quality at Kwinana, Environment Protection Authority, Perth.

Young, M.D., Gunningham, N., Elix, J., Lambert, J., Howard, B., Grabosky, P. & McCrone, E. (1996) Reimbursing the Future: An Evaluation of Motivational, Voluntary, Price-based, Property-right and Regulatory Incentives for the Conservation of Biodiversity, Biodiversity Series, Paper No. 9, Biodiversity Unit, Department of the Environment, Sport and Territories, Canberra.


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