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Publications archive - Annual reports


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Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time.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.

Department of the Environment and Heritage Annual Report 2002-03

Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2003
ISSN 1441 9335

Review of performance - Outcome one: Environment (continued)


Protect and sustainably manage the atmosphere

The Department implements national initiatives to reduce the level of air pollutants in major metropolitan centres. Three complementary strategies are being pursued: national initiatives to protect air quality, vehicle inspection and maintenance programs, and fuel quality regulations.

In 2002-03 the Department worked to protect and improve the quality of the atmosphere through the following programs: