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Key departmental publications, e.g. annual reports, budget papers and program guidelines are available in our online archive.

Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time. It may contain references to activities or policies that have no current application. Many archived documents may link to web pages that have moved or no longer exist, or may refer to other documents that are no longer available.

Supervising Scientist Annual Report 2000-01

Environment Australia, 2001
ISSN 1441-9335

Foreword

Subsection 36(1) of the Environment Protection (Alligator Rivers Region) Act 1978 (the Act) requires the Supervising Scientist to provide an annual report to Parliament on the operation of the Act and on certain related matters. The Act requires the following information to be reported:

Since 1997-98, the Supervising Scientist's report has been included in the Annual Report of the Department of the Environment and Heritage.

Glossary

ARRAC Alligator Rivers Region Advisory Committee

ARRTC Alligator Rivers Region Technical Committee

ARR Alligator Rivers Region

ANSTO Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation

BPT Best Practicable Technology

ERs Environmental Requirements

EPR Environmental Performance Review

ERA Energy Resources of Australia

eriss Environmental Research Institute of the Supervising Scientist

ESD Ecologically Sustainable Development

IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency

ICRP International Commission on Radiological Protection

ICSU International Council of Science Unions

ISP Independent Science Panel

IUCN International Union for the Conservation of Nature

MTC Minesite Technical Committee

nctwr National Centre for Tropical Wetland Research

NHMRC National Health and Medical Research Council

NLC Northern Land Council

NTDME Northern Territory Department of Mines and Energy

oss Office of the Supervising Scientist

WHC World Heritage Committee