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Publications archive - International Activities and Commitments


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Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time.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

Australia's report to the UNCSD - 1995

Implementation of Agenda 21
Department of the Environment, Sport and Territories, 1995
ISBN 0 6444 3152 0

Case study - Integrated Local Area Planning - ILAP

What is ILAP?

ILAP is a 'whole of Government, whole of community approach' to strategic local and regional planning. Key issues are identified locally or regionally, and a shared vision is developed among all spheres of government, the private sector and the community.

ILAP is about linking government programs and the activities of other agencies to ensure a coordinated approach to key regional issues.

Many local communities in Australia are applying the principles of ILAP. Local level committees help to bring key stakeholders together to develop integrated approaches to local area planning and management.

ILAP is based on the following key principles: