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The Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder today released the Trading Framework that outlines the requirements and standards for Commonwealth activity in the water market.
20
Jan
2014
The Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder today announced up to 10 gigalitres of water allocation will be available for sale in the Gwydir valley. This is the first time the Water Holder has traded environmental water since its inception in 2008.
20
Jan
2014
The Minister has recently approved the listing and transfer of 12 species under the EPBC Act.
15
Jan
2014
The Threatened Species Scientific Committee is currently seeking comments on: Coastal Upland Swamps in the Sydney Basin Bioregion ecological community assessment. The period for comment closes on 16 February 2014.
20
Dec
2013

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