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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 Minister has approved the Surat Gas Expansion project subject to 34 rigorous conditions taking into account potential impacts to ground and surface water resources.
19
Dec
2013
The Australian Heritage Council is assessing whether Quinkan Country, and Saltwater Country of the Groote Eylandt Archipelago meet any of the National Heritage criteria.
19
Dec
2013
Third independent review of the Product Stewardship (Oil) Act 2000
18
Dec
2013
The Commonwealth has now agreed with all states and territories to develop assessment and approval bilateral agreements that will streamline environmental approval processes and remove duplication between jurisdictions.
17
Dec
2013
The government is reviewing the scientific basis underpinning the reserves and undertaking further community consultation. The management plans prepared in March 2012 have now been set aside and new plans will be prepared following the review.
17
Dec
2013

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