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Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time.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.
WSSD 2002 fact sheet
Environment Australia, August 2002
Following the Earth Summit in Rio de Janiero in 1992, Australia's federal, state and territory governments agreed to a framework for the sustainable management of Australia's forests.
The 1992 National Forest Policy Statement aims for sustainable management of all Australian forests for present and future generations, whether the forest is on public or private land, within a reserve or is a production forest or plantation.