Key findings from the first independent national report

State of the Environment Advisory Council
Department of the Environment, 1998

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About the Key findings

Key findings are presented for the seven state of the environment reporting themes (human settlements; biodiversity; the atmosphere; land resources; inland waters; estuaries and the sea; and natural and cultural heritage) from the first independent national report on the state of the environment, Australia: State of the Environment 1996.

Australia: State of the Environment 1996 forms the benchmark for the future tracking of environmental conditions and trends in Australia.