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Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time.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


Improve the environmental performance of Australian industry, government and communities

The Department undertakes a wide range of activities concerned with improving the environmental performance and sustainability of industry. It also funds and administers programs that protect the environment and human health from hazardous substances and organisms.

In 2002-03 the Department worked to improve the environmental performance of Australian industry through the following activities and programs: