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The Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder today announced up to 10 gigalitres of water allocation will be available for sale in the Gwydir valley. This is the first time the Water Holder has traded environmental water since its inception in 2008.
20
Jan
2014
The Minister has recently approved the listing and transfer of 12 species under the EPBC Act.
15
Jan
2014
The Threatened Species Scientific Committee is currently seeking comments on: Coastal Upland Swamps in the Sydney Basin Bioregion ecological community assessment. The period for comment closes on 16 February 2014.
20
Dec
2013
Recent modelling conducted by the Treasury and the former Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (now the Department of the Environment) indicates the amount of emissions reductions required to...
20
Dec
2013
The Minister has approved the Galilee Coal and Rail project subject to 49 strict conditions to avoid, mitigate and manage impacts to matters of national environmental significance, including water resources.
20
Dec
2013
The Government has released the Emissions Reduction Fund Green Paper outlining its preferred design options for the Emissions Reduction Fund
20
Dec
2013
The Minister has approved the Surat Gas Expansion project subject to 34 rigorous conditions taking into account potential impacts to ground and surface water resources.
19
Dec
2013
The Australian Heritage Council is assessing whether Quinkan Country, and Saltwater Country of the Groote Eylandt Archipelago meet any of the National Heritage criteria.
19
Dec
2013
Third independent review of the Product Stewardship (Oil) Act 2000
18
Dec
2013

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