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The Commonwealth has now agreed with all states and territories to develop assessment and approval bilateral agreements that will streamline environmental approval processes and remove duplication between jurisdictions.
17
Dec
2013
The government is reviewing the scientific basis underpinning the reserves and undertaking further community consultation. The management plans prepared in March 2012 have now been set aside and new plans will be prepared following the review.
17
Dec
2013
The Environment Minister agreed to remove 25 species from the Threatened Species List effective 14 December. The species are: Acanthiza iredalei iredalei Aphanes pentamera Arenga australasica Argentipallium spiceri Austrobryonia...
14
Dec
2013
Up to an additional 40,000 ML of Commonwealth environmental water, subject to water availability within the connected Southern Basin catchments, has been made available for use to provide base flows and freshes in the Goulburn River between January and June 2014.
13
Dec
2013
Quarterly Update of Australia's National Greenhouse Gas Inventory: June 2013
13
Dec
2013
The Parliamentary Secretary, Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham has announced the release of the reports.
12
Dec
2013
Four Christmas Island species have been included on the Threatened Species list and one has been transferred to a higher category. Cyrtodactylus sadleiri - listed as endangered Lepidodactylus listeri - transferred from vulnerable to...
12
Dec
2013
Did you know the smallest protected area in Australia is only five square metres? It’s Waubadebars Grave Historic Site in Tasmania. The largest terrestrial reserve is the Southern Tanami Indigenous Protected Area at over 10.1 million hectares. ...
12
Dec
2013

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