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Publications archive - International Activities and Commitments


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Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time.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.

Cover of Australia's report to the UNCSD on the implementation of Agenda 21 - 1998

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Australia's report to the UNCSD - 1998

Implementation of Agenda 21
Environment Australia, 1998

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About the report

The principle of sustainable development is now broadly accepted and built into the working programs of the key bodies of national governance which bring together the National and State and Territory governments. The Council of Australian Governments (CoAG) works to increase cooperation amongst Australian governments to progress matters of national interest. CoAG's role includes consultation on major initiatives undertaken by one government which impacts on other governments, and on major whole-of-government issues arising from Ministerial Council deliberations.