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East Alligator River, Kakadu National Park.
East Alligator River, Kakadu National Park
Moulting Lagoon Ramsar site, Tasmania.
Moulting Lagoon Ramsar site, Tasmania
Polar stratopheric clouds above Davis Staion, Antarctica. Photo: Australian Antartctic Division.
Polar stratopheric clouds above Davis Staion, Antarctica
Tyre stack
Recycling Depot
Crepuscular rays at Pyengana. Photo: Margaret Brown.
Crepuscular rays at Pyengana, Tasmania
Misty forest. Photo: Nick Rains.
Misty morning in the forest, Rocky Hills area

News

The Department is seeking public comment on a draft assessment bilateral agreement with Victoria. Comments close Friday 3 October 2014
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Sep
2014
The Department is seeking public comment on a draft approval bilateral agreement with the Australian Capital Territory. Comments close Friday 12 September 2014
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Aug
2014
The Department is seeking public comment on a draft approval bilateral agreement with Tasmania. Comments close Thursday 11 September 2014
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Aug
2014
An Impact Statement, which evaluates the environmental, social and economic costs and benefits of meeting proposed standards for airborne particles, and a draft varied Ambient Air Quality NEPM is now open for public comment.
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Jul
2014
The Minister for the Environment has published the annual list of classes of products the Minister is proposing to consider, during the next financial year, for some form of accreditation or regulation under the Product Stewardship Act 2011.
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Jul
2014

The Cleaner Environment Plan

The Australian Government's Plan for a Cleaner Environment - Clean Air, Clean Land, Clean Water and National Heritage​ - will help realise the vision of a great society by protecting and improving our environment for future generations.​