Television and Computer Recycling Scheme services are now available across the country for householders and small businesses to drop off their unwanted TVs and computer products to be recycled, free of charge.
The Portfolio Budget Statements 2013-14 (PB Statements) for the Department of Sustainability, Environment,
Water, Population and Communities Portfolio were submitted to the Parliament on 14 May 2013 (Budget Night). The
PB Statements provide information, explanation and justification to enable Parliament to understand the purpose of each outcome proposed in the Appropriation Bills No. 1 and No. 2 2013-14.
The National Sustainability Council has used the launch of its first public report to challenge Australians from all walks of life to become involved in a national conversation about the kind of Australia we want for ourselves and future generations.
Register of service providers to Indigenous organisations undertaking carbon farming activities. Expressions of Interest sought -
closing date 30 May 2013
The Council of Australian Governments Standing Council on Environment and Water has released a Consultation Regulation Impact Statement on the regulation of water market intermediaries. The consultation period is open until COB Friday 7 June 2013.
The final report of the review has now been released.
On 1 February 2013 the Australian Government submitted a State Party Report on the state of conservation of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area to the World Heritage Committee.
Piccaninnie Ponds Karst Wetlands in South Australia has been designated as a Ramsar site under the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance.
The consultation period for the draft Environmental Water Recovery Strategy has now closed. The department is now considering the content of submissions received as part of the work to finalise the Strategy.