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Environment Australia Annual Report 2001-02

Environment Australia, 2002
ISSN 1441-9335

Review of performance - outcome one: environment (continued)
Overall Achievement of Outcome One

The following is a summary of the overall achievement of Outcome one.

Atmosphere

The atmosphere is protected

Biodiversity

Australia's biological diversity is conserved

Coasts and Oceans

Australia's coasts and oceans are protected and managed in an ecologically sustainable way

Environmental Assessment and Approvals

Environmental assessments and approvals protect the environment, especially matters of national environmental significance

Heritage

Australia's natural and cultural heritage places are protected and conserved

Industry

The environmental performance of Australian industry is improved

Inland Waters

Australia's inland waters are managed in an ecologically sustainable way and Australia's commitments to the Ramsar Convention are met

Land Management

Australia's land resources are managed in an ecologically sustainable way

Parks and Reserves

Commonwealth national parks and reserves are effectively managed

More information about Parks and Reserves can be found in the Annual Report of the Director of National Parks.

Outcome One - The Environment is Protected and Conserved (Focusing on broad themes)
Atmosphere The atmosphere is protected
  • Ozone Protection
  • Natural Heritage Trust
    - Air Pollution in Major Cities
  • Measures for a Better Environment
    - Diesel In-service National Environment Protection Measure
  • Living Cities
    - Air Toxics
  • Fuel Quality
Biodiversity Australia's biological diversity is conserved
  • Natural Heritage Trust
    - Bushcare
    - Endangered Species
    - National Feral Animal Control
    - National Weeds
  • Australian Biological Resources Study
Coasts & Oceans Australia's coasts and oceans are protected and managed in an ecologically sustainable way
  • Natural Heriatge Trust
    - Marine Species Protection
    - Marine Protected Areas
    - Introduced Marine Pests
    - Antifouling
    - Coastcare
    - Clean Seas
  • National Moorings
  • Ballast Water Mitigation
  • Coastal Monitoring
  • Living Cities
    - Urban Stormwater
    - Cleaning Our Waterways
  • Marine Waste Reception Facilities
  • Coastal Acid Sulfate Soils
Environmental
Assessment
and Approvals
Environmental assessments and approvals protect the environment, especially matters of national environmental significance
  • Environmental Impact Assessments
Heritage Australia's natural and cultural heritage places are protected and conserved
  • World Heritage funding to the States
  • Federation Cultural Heritage
  • Grants-in-Aid to National Trusts
  • World Heritage Areas Management and Upkeep
  • Sydney Harbour Federation Trust
  • Historic Shipwreaks
  • World Heritage Assessments and Nominations
  • Commemoration of Historic Events and Famous People
  • Cultural Heritage Projects
  • Protection of Indigenous Heritage
Industry The environmental performance of Australian industry is improved
  • National Environment Protection Council
  • Waste Management Awareness
  • Managing environmental impacts of hazardous substances and organisms
  • Partnering industry
  • Supervision and research on the environmental impact of uranium mining in the Alligator Rivers Region
Inland Waters Australia's inland waters are manged in an ecologically sustainable way and Australia's commitments to the Ramsar Convention are met
  • Natural Heritage Trust
    - National River Health
    - Waterwatch Australia
    - National Wetlands
Land Management Australia's land Resources are managed in an ecologically sustainable way
  • National Action Plan for Salinity and Water Quality
  • Natural Heritage Trust
Parks & Reserves Commonwealth national parks and reserves are effectively managed
  • Natural Heritage Trust
    - National Reserve System