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Agency 2014 application on ecological sustainability - comments close 28 February 2014
31
Jan
2014
An independent review into the leaking bund wall at the Port of Gladstone is announced by the Minister for Environment to ensure that the ecological health of our oceans and harbours are protected.
30
Jan
2014
The Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder has accepted 16 offers to buy a combined total of 10 gigalitres of Commonwealth environmental water for a return of $3.217 million for the Murray Darling environment.
29
Jan
2014
The international theme for World Wetlands Day 2014 is Wetlands and Agriculture: Partners for Growth. This year is also the 40th anniversary of the designation of the world’s first Ramsar site – Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, 8 May 1974.
29
Jan
2014
The Minister has extended the listing assessment timeframes for the following ecological communities: Hinterland sand flats forest and woodland; Posidonia seagrass meadows; and Eucalypt woodlands of the Western Australian Wheatbelt.
24
Jan
2014

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