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The Minister has approved the listing of a new threatened ecological community: Proteaceae dominated kwongkan shrublands of the southeast coastal floristic province of Western Australia
03
Feb
2014
03
Feb
2014
The 2014 State Party Report is a progress report outlining Australia’s substantial progress in implementing key requests made by the World Heritage Committee, and recommendations of the Reactive Monitoring Mission to the Great Barrier Reef mission report.
02
Feb
2014
Australian Government commits $1 million for the Gladstone Healthy Harbour Partnership. The Gladstone Healthy Harbour Partnership is a forum to bring together parties to work towards the highest environmental standards for Gladstone Harbour.
31
Jan
2014
Following a review of the 2013 extension to the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, the Australian Government is seeking a minor boundary modification.
31
Jan
2014
Agency 2014 application on ecological sustainability - comments close 28 February 2014
31
Jan
2014
An independent review into the leaking bund wall at the Port of Gladstone is announced by the Minister for Environment to ensure that the ecological health of our oceans and harbours are protected.
30
Jan
2014
The Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder has accepted 16 offers to buy a combined total of 10 gigalitres of Commonwealth environmental water for a return of $3.217 million for the Murray Darling environment.
29
Jan
2014
The international theme for World Wetlands Day 2014 is Wetlands and Agriculture: Partners for Growth. This year is also the 40th anniversary of the designation of the world’s first Ramsar site – Cobourg Peninsula, Northern Territory, 8 May 1974.
29
Jan
2014
The Minister has extended the listing assessment timeframes for the following ecological communities: Hinterland sand flats forest and woodland; Posidonia seagrass meadows; and Eucalypt woodlands of the Western Australian Wheatbelt.
24
Jan
2014

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