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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. ​

Media releases

Minister Parliamentary Secretary Department


Fees for wildlife trade permit applications have changed. For further information see the new fee structure.
See the list of grants awarded under the 2013-14 round.
The Australian simplified list of CITES species has been updated to reflect changes to the species listed on the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).
Approximately 50 species havebeen listed or have had a change of status.
Damage to marine ecosystems by trawling in the area of the Southern and Eastern Scalefish and Shark Fishery – decision not to list as a Key Threatening Process on 30 May 2013



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