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Keep informed and up to date on portfolio related issues through the department’s media centre. The centre provides access to departmental media releases, photo galleries, videos and links to the minister and parliamentary secretary’s media centres. A range of online services is available to keep you informed on portfolio related news. Subscribe to various topical newsletters and connect with us on social media through Twitter, YouTube and the my environment iApp. ​

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The Department has recently implemented major changes its compliance and enforcement activities under national environmental law. These changes mean we are a better regulator and can provide better protection for Australia’s environment and...
29
Jul
2014
Corunastylis insignis (Wyong midge orchid 1), Corunastylis sp. Charmhaven (NSW 896673) (Wyong midge orchid 2) and Thelymitra adorata (Wyong sun orchid) listed as critically endangered under the EPBC Act effective 19 July 2014.
28
Jul
2014
The Minister for the Environment has approved the Carmichael Coal Mine and Rail Infrastructure project, subject to 36 strict conditions.
28
Jul
2014
Draft National Recovery Plan for the Orange-bellied Parrot, Neophema chrysogaster open for public comment. The consultation period closes 7 November 2014.
25
Jul
2014
These documents are now available. The Commonwealth Environmental Water Office welcomes information from the community on how environmental water can best be managed including further suggestions on the water use options.
24
Jul
2014

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