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An Impact Statement, which evaluates the environmental, social and economic costs and benefits of meeting proposed standards for airborne particles, and a draft varied Ambient Air Quality NEPM is now open for public comment.
31
Jul
2014
The Department has recently implemented major changes its compliance and enforcement activities under national environmental law. These changes mean we are a better regulator and can provide better protection for Australia’s environment and...
29
Jul
2014
Corunastylis insignis (Wyong midge orchid 1), Corunastylis sp. Charmhaven (NSW 896673) (Wyong midge orchid 2) and Thelymitra adorata (Wyong sun orchid) listed as critically endangered under the EPBC Act effective 19 July 2014.
28
Jul
2014
The Minister for the Environment has approved the Carmichael Coal Mine and Rail Infrastructure project, subject to 36 strict conditions.
28
Jul
2014
Draft National Recovery Plan for the Orange-bellied Parrot, Neophema chrysogaster open for public comment. The consultation period closes 7 November 2014.
25
Jul
2014
These documents are now available. The Commonwealth Environmental Water Office welcomes information from the community on how environmental water can best be managed including further suggestions on the water use options.
24
Jul
2014
Applications close 5.00 pm AEST Thursday 14 August 2014.
18
Jul
2014
The Australian Government has abolished the carbon tax, with effect from 1 July 2014.
18
Jul
2014
The Department is seeking public comment on a draft assessment bilateral agreement with Tasmania. Comments close 15 August 2014
18
Jul
2014
The Minister for the Environment has published the annual list of classes of products the Minister is proposing to consider, during the next financial year, for some form of accreditation or regulation under the Product Stewardship Act 2011.
03
Jul
2014

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