News

The shipwreck site of the 'lost' MV Limerick has been declared as a protected historic shipwreck under the Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976.
25
Apr
2013
The federal environment department is seeking witnesses regarding damage to the wreck of the Japanese midget submarine (M24) near Sydney Harbour.
14
Mar
2013
In the Perth and Peel regions, targeted research projects will be funded to facilitate evidence based decision making throughout the Perth and Peel strategic assessment process, focusing on sustainability and protecting matters of national environmental significance.
01
Mar
2013
The Sustainable procurement guide describes a number of ways to assist purchasers, such as using the value for money assessment and understanding the supply chain. It provides measures that can be used in any procurement within the requirements of...
01
Mar
2013
World Wetlands Day is celebrated internationally each year on 2 February. In 2013 the theme is ‘Wetlands take care of water’.
02
Feb
2013
The Australian Government has released a series of new wetland factsheets that were developed with the assistance of the Wetlands and Waterbirds Taskforce
11
Jan
2013
On 21 December 2012, Piccaninnie Ponds Karst Wetlands in South Australia was designated as a Ramsar site under the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat.
21
Dec
2012
The Lower Hunter strategic assessment will assess broad environmental, social and economic sustainability aspects within the local government areas of Newcastle, Maitland, Cessnock, Lake Macquarie and Port Stephens.
01
Dec
2012
An enforceable undertaking was accepted on 31 October 2012 from Goodman Property Services following an incident in early 2011 where work at the company's Bungarribee Industrial Estate cleared 3.4 hectares of a critically endangered ecological community
31
Oct
2012
An enforceable undertaking was accepted on 31 October 2012 from Marloelle Pty Ltd following clearing between late 2008 and mid 2011.
31
Oct
2012

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