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The Australian Government’s Plan for a Cleaner Environment is central to our vision for a stronger Australia. Our way of life and our economic growth as a nation depend on a healthy environment. Our sense of self comes from understanding and...
Australia’s interests in Antarctica date back to the first Australasian Antarctic Expedition led by Sir Douglas Mawson more than a century ago. The Australian Antarctic Territory comprises 42 per cent of the continent. Australia’s scientific...
The ‘clean air’ pillar of the Plan for a Cleaner Environment is about reducing Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions. It has three components: the Emissions Reduction Fund; renewable energy and a national clean air agreement.
Under its Clean Land pillar, the Australian Government is investing $2 billion over four years to help drive sustainable agriculture and conserve, protect and rehabilitate Australia’s natural heritage. This will support local action for natural...
The Government’s Clean Water pillar of the Plan for a Cleaner Environment has community-based and practical environmentalism at its core. Aiming to secure both freshwater and marine resources for a stronger economy and a healthy environment, it...
The protection of our remarkable natural, cultural and Indigenous heritage is central to the Australian Government’s Plan for a Cleaner Environment and is a fundamental pillar of our vision for Australia. Australia’s heritage reveals the richness...
About the document Australian climate change policy is underpinned by climate science. Our climate scientists are at the forefront of global efforts to understand the science behind climate change. Due to our geography we have a unique interest...
About the report Ashmore Reef Nature Reserve, located within Australian Commonwealth waters off the coast of northern Western Australia (12°20'S, 123°0'E), is one of only three emergent oceanic reefs present within the north-eastern...
About this document Background and approach In the late 1990s, the World Heritage Commission expressed concern over possible impacts on environmental and cultural values of Kakadu National Park (KNP) resulting from the proposed Jabiluka...
Introduction/Background In 1992, the then Agricultural and Resource Management Council of Australia and New Zealand (ARMCANZ) and the Australian and New Zealand Environment and Conservation Council (ANZECC) Ministerial Councils, endorsed the...

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