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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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Australia has become one of 92 signatory countries to the Minamata Convention on Mercury, signed in Japan on 10 October 2013. The international initiative aims to protect human health and the environment from releases of mercury and mercury...
16
Oct
2013
The Government invites submissions on the exposure drafts of the carbon tax repeal bills.
15
Oct
2013
14
Oct
2013
Strategic assessment under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 - comments close 22 November 2013
02
Oct
2013
A Tasmanian company is required to revegetate 7.9 ha of blue gum forest and protect 12.2 ha of grassy blue forest on their Iron House Point property. The company was found to have cleared 4 ha of grassy blue gum woodland which is likely to have a significant impact on the endangered Swift Parrot (Lathamus discolor).
01
Oct
2013

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