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Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time.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.
WSSD 2002 fact sheet
Environment Australia, August 2002
The Australian Government and Indigenous people are working together to advance the environmentally sustainable management and development of land.
Indigenous land ownership and control has increased as a result of various government initiatives since the 1970s, including the legislative return of land and the purchase of land with dedicated government funds. Indigenous people directly own and/or manage approximately 15 per cent of land in Australia.