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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 Department of the Environment has released more than 1700 new maps and data that local communities can use to find threatened species in their area.
19
Aug
2014
From 14 September 2014, CITES permits will be required to internationally export or import any part or derivative (e.g. fillets, fins) of the following species: Scalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini), Smooth hammerhead shark (Sphyrna zygaena)...
18
Aug
2014
The Department is seeking public comment on a draft approval bilateral agreement with the Australian Capital Territory. Comments close Friday 12 September 2014
15
Aug
2014

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