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Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time.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

Natural Resource and Environment Information
Part 3 Intersectoral Issues - Chapter 14


To improve the collection, coordination and dissemination of natural resource information and environmental information, and of data systems.

Strategic Approach

Efforts will focus on improving data collections and coordination, maximising the availability and use of existing data and activities, clearly identifying user needs and coordinating activities between different levels of government to avoid overlap and duplication.

Objective 14.1

Governments will:

Objective 14.2

Governments will: