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The Minister has signed an agreement to progress a strategic assessment of petroleum activities in Commonwealth waters under the national environmental law. The strategic assessment is expected to deliver regulatory efficiencies whilst maintaining the highest environmental standards.
25
Oct
2013
The Australian Government is committed to delivering a 'one stop shop' for environmental approvals that will accredit state planning systems under national environmental law, to create a single environmental assessment and approval process.
22
Oct
2013
Agency 2013 application on ecological sustainability - comments open until 22 November 2013
22
Oct
2013
Strategic assessment of the Perth and Peel regions
17
Oct
2013
Australia has become one of 92 signatory countries to the Minamata Convention on Mercury, signed in Japan on 10 October 2013. The international initiative aims to protect human health and the environment from releases of mercury and mercury...
16
Oct
2013
The Government invites submissions on the exposure drafts of the carbon tax repeal bills.
15
Oct
2013
14
Oct
2013
Strategic assessment under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 - comments close 22 November 2013
02
Oct
2013
A Tasmanian company is required to revegetate 7.9 ha of blue gum forest and protect 12.2 ha of grassy blue forest on their Iron House Point property. The company was found to have cleared 4 ha of grassy blue gum woodland which is likely to have a significant impact on the endangered Swift Parrot (Lathamus discolor).
01
Oct
2013
Decision dates on 'Long Lowland Rivers of South-east Queensland and Northern New South Wales ecological community' and 'Kangaroo Island Narrow-leaved Mallee (Eucalyptus cneorifolia) Eastern Plains Complex’ have been extended to 30 November 2013
01
Oct
2013

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