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Publications archive - Ecologically Sustainable Development


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Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time.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

National Strategy for Ecologically Sustainable Development

Prepared by the Ecologically Sustainable Development Steering Committee
Endorsed by the Council of Australian Governments
December, 1992
ISBN 0 644 27253 8

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
Part 3 Intersectoral Issues - Chapter 22


To ensure full participation by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in community progress towards ESD.

Strategic Approach

Actions will focus on incorporating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) land, heritage, economic and cultural development and employment concerns in resource allocation decisions, and strengthening consultative arrangements and the involvement of ATSI people in relevant decision making processes related to ESD.

Objective 22.1

Governments will:

Objective 22.2

Governments will: