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Department of the Environment and Heritage, September 2005
The environmental challenges facing Australia are as unique and varied as our natural environment. To make sure these challenges are addressed in a sustainable and innovative way, the Australian Government is investing $100 million into the Commonwealth Environment Research Facilities (CERF) programme.
CERF represents a real commitment to world-class public good research, and over the next five years, the programme will see funding allocated to two broad streams of research.
This overview introduces the CERF programme and the two broad streams of research.