WSSD - Australian National Assessment Report

Environment Australia
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6. For Further Information - List of Resources

 

CHAPTERS OF AGENDA 21 - INFORMATION SOURCES

 

2. International cooperation to accelerate sustainable development in developing countries and related domestic policies

Websites
  • www.environment.gov.au/intranet/international.html
  • www.dfat.gov.au

Energy and greenhouse

  • www.industry.gov.au

3. Combating poverty

Websites
  • www.facs.gov.au

4. Changing consumption patterns

Publications
  • "More with less: Initiatives to Promote Sustainable Consumption", Environmental Economics Research Paper No 3, Department of Environment, Sport and Territories, 1996.
  • "Towards Sustainable Consumption Patterns: A Progress Report on Member Country Initiatives", OECD 1998.
  • Using Economic Instruments for Meeting Environmental Objectives: Australia's Experience", Environmental Economics Research Paper No 1, David James, Department of Environment, Sport and Territories, June 1993
Websites

Environment Australia: Atmosphere

  • www.ea.gov.au/atmosphere/index.html

Environment Australia: Consumer Tips

  • www.ea.gov.au/education/consumers/index.html

5. Demographic dynamics and sustainability

Website

CSIRO program looking at population-development-environment interactions

  • www.dwe.csiro.au/futures/

6. Protecting and promoting human health conditions

Websites

Rural Health

  • www.health.gov.au/ruralhealth/index.htm
  • www.health.gov.au/ruralhealth/workers/rhset.htm

Primary Care

  • www.health.gov.au/hsdd/primcare/index.htm

General Practice

  • www.health.gov.au/gpconnections/whatwedo.htm
  • www.health.gov.au/hsdd/gp/index.htm

Primary Prevention

  • www.health.gov.au/pubhlth/strateg/pp/index.htm

Communicable Diseases

  • www.health.gov.au/pubhlth/cdi/cdihtml.htm
  • www.health.gov.au/pubhlth/strateg/communic/index.htm

Immunisation

  • www.health.gov.au/pubhlth/immunise/index.htm
  • www.health.gov.au/pubhlth/strateg/immunis/index.htm

HIV: Population Health - Commonwealth Action on HIV/AIDS

  • www.health.gov.au/pubhlth/strateg/hiv_hepc/hiv/index.htm

Australian National Council on AIDS, Hepatitis C and related diseases

  • www.ancahrd.org

Indigenous Health

  • www.health.gov.au/oatsih/index.htm

Women's Health

  • www.health.gov.au/pubhlth/strateg/women/index.htm

Men's Health

  • www.health.gov.au/pubhlth/strateg/men/index.htm

Child and Youth Health

  • www.health.gov.au/pubhlth/strateg/youth/index.htm

Youth suicide in Australia

  • www.health.gov.au/hsdd/mentalhe/resources/nysps/toc.htm

Mental Health

  • www.health.gov.au/hsdd/mentalhe/index.htm

Aged and Community Care

  • www.health.gov.au/acc/index.htm

Office for Older Australians

  • www.ageing.health.gov.au/ofoa/index.htm

National Health Priorities and Quality

  • www.health.gov.au/hsdd/nhpq/index.htm

Environmental Health

  • www.health.gov.au/pubhlth/strateg/envhlth/index.htm
  • enhealth.nphp.gov.au/what_enh.htm

Food and Nutrition

  • www.health.gov.au/pubhlth/strateg/food/index.htm
  • www.health.gov.au/pubhlth/strateg/childnutrition/index.htm
  • www.health.gov.au/pubhlth/strateg/food/index.htm
  • www.anzfa.gov.au

NHMRC

  • www.health.gov.au/nhmrc/index.htm

Therapeutic Goods Administration

  • www.health.gov.au/tga/index.htm

7. Promoting sustainable human settlement development

Publications
  • Working Towards a National Homelessness Strategy
  • Estimating Homelessness
  • Home Safe Home: The link between domestic and family violence and women's homelessness
  • SAAP Report - Appropriate Responses for Homeless People Whose Needs Require a High Level and Complexity of Service Provision
  • National Homelessness Strategy - A Discussion Paper
  • Supported Accommodation Assistance Program (SAAP III) - National Evaluation
  • Public Housing Estate Renewal in Australia
  • Review of Additional Housing Needs for Low Income Renters
  • National Social Housing Survey With Community Housing
  • National Social Housing Survey with Public Housing
  • Australian Housing Market Statistical Update
  • Commonwealth - State Housing Agreement
  • Housing Assistance Act Annual Reports
Website
  • www.facs.gov.au

8. Integrating environment and development in decision-making

Publications

(at www.ea.gov.au/esd/national/index.html)

  • Agenda 21 - Sustainable Development - 1999 Fact Sheets
  • Local Agenda 21: Sustaining Communities - 1999 Fact Sheets
  • Australia's National Reports to the Commission for Sustainable Development
  • Heads of Agreement on Commonwealth/State Roles and Responsibilities for the Environment
  • Intergovernmental Agreement on the Environment - 1992
  • National Strategy for Ecologically Sustainable Development - 1992
  • OECD Environmental Performance Review of Australia - 1998
  • OECD Economic Survey of Australia - 2001
  • Productivity Commission Report: Implementation of Ecologically Sustainable Development by Commonwealth Departments and Agencies - Final Report, 15 February 2000
  • Productivity Commission Report: Inquiry into Ecologically Sustainable Land Management: Ecologically Sustainable Land Management - Final Report, January 1998
  • "Are we sustaining Australia: a report against headline sustainability indicators in Australia", Environment Australia 2001
Websites

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

  • www.ea.gov.au/epbc/index.html

Natural Heritage Trust

  • www.nht.gov.au

9. Protection of the atmosphere

Greenhouse publications

The National Greenhouse Strategy

  • www.greenhouse.gov.au/pubs/ngs/index.html

The National Greenhouse Strategy 2000 Progress Report

  • www.greenhouse.gov.au/pubs/ngs/index.html
Other greenhouse websites
  • www.greenhouse.gov.au
Ozone Publications
  • Australian Environment Council Strategy for Ozone Protection (August 1989)

ANZECC Revised Strategy for Ozone Protection in Australia (April 1994)

  • www.ea.gov.au/atmosphere/ozone/strategies/opstrat.html

Australian Halon Management Strategy (February 2000)

  • www.environment.gov.au/epg/ozone/hms.htm

National Methyl Bromide Response Strategy: Part 1 Horticultural Uses

  • www.ea.gov.au/atmosphere/ozone/methylbromide/mebrhorticulturalstrategy.html

Australian Chlorofluorocarbon Management Strategy (October 2001)

  • www.ea.gov.au/atmosphere/ozone/strategies/cfcs/index.html
Other ozone websites
  • www.ea.gov.au/atmosphere/ozone/index.html
  • www.csiro.au
  • www.bom.gov.au/weather/national/charts/UV.shtml
  • www.bom.gov.au/climate/glossary/ozone.shtml
  • www.environment.act.gov.au/airandwater/ozonedepletingsubstances2.html
  • www.epa.nsw.gov.au/soe/97/ch1/2.htm
  • www.env.qld.gov.au/environment/environment/ozone/
  • www.lpe.nt.gov.au/enviro/Fact/Faqindex.htm
  • www.environment.sa.gov.au/epa/noise.html
  • www.environ.wa.gov.au
  • www.dpiwe.tas.gov.au/env/contact.htm
  • www.epa.vic.gov.au/air/issues/air_o3.asp
Air Quality Publications
  • Revised Impact Statement for the Ambient Air Quality National Environment Protection Measure
Air quality websites

Environment Australia

  • www.ea.gov.au/atmosphere/airquality/index.html

CSIRO

  • www.csiro.gov.au

Transport Council's National Transport Secretariat "National Emissions Abatement Package for Urban Transport"

  • www.nts.gov.au

Department of Transport and Regional Services

  • www.dotars.gov.au

National Environment Protection Council

  • www.ephc.gov.au/prc/index.html

Bureau of Meteorology

  • www.bom.gov.au

State information

  • www.environment.act.gov.au
  • www.epa.nsw.gov.au
  • www.epa.qld.gov.au/environment
  • www.nt.gov.au/ntg/environ.shtml
  • www.environment.sa.gov.au/epa/
  • www.environ.wa.gov.au
  • www.dpiwe.tas.gov.au/env
  • www.epa.vic.gov.au

10. Integrated approach to the planning and management of land resources

Websites
  • www.nlwra.gov.au
  • www.nht.gov.au
  • www.affa.gov.au
  • www.clw.csiro.au/issues/tropics/index.html
  • www.clw.csiro.au/issues/agriculture/index.html
  • www.ga.gov.au/rural/factsheets/salinity_index.jsp

11. Combating deforestation

Websites
  • www.ea.gov.au/land/vegetation/index.html

12. Managing fragile ecosystems: combating desertification and drought

Publications
  • National Principles and Guidelines for Rangelands Management (by the Australian and New Zealand Environment and Conservation Council and the Agricultural and Resource Management Council of Australia and New Zealand, 1999)
Websites
  • www.nlwra.gov.au
  • www.nht.gov.au
  • www.affa.gov.au
  • www.bom.gov.au

13. Managing fragile ecosystems: sustainable mountain development

Websites
  • www.australianalps.environment.gov.au

14. Promoting sustainable agriculture and rural development

Websites
  • www.nlwra.gov.au
  • www.nht.gov.au
  • www.affa.gov.au
  • www.clw.csiro.au/issues/agriculture/index.html

15. Conservation of biological diversity

Publications
  • Australia's National Report to the Fourth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity
  • Commonwealth Public Inquiry into Access to Biological Resources in Commonwealth Areas
  • Managing Access to Australia's Biological Resources: Developing a Nationally Consistent Approach
  • National Objectives and Targets for Biodiversity Conservation 2001-2005
  • National Strategy for the Conservation of Australia's Biological Diversity
  • Review of the National Strategy for the Conservation of Australia's Biological Diversity

(Brochures and Fact Sheets)

  • Administrative Guidelines on Significance - Supplement for the nationally endangered Bluegrass ecological community
  • Biodiversity Nature's Variety, Our Heritage, Our Future - A Guide to Using and Protecting Australia's Biodiversity (Revised Edition)
  • Popular Articles on Biodiversity Series(Biodiversity Series - information about the conservation of Australia's biodiversity)
  • Biodiversity Technical Paper Series
  • Algae of Australia
  • Fauna of Australia
  • Flora of Australia
  • Fungi of Australia
Websites
  • www.ea.gov.au/biodiversity/index.html
  • www.csiro.au
  • www.nht.gov.au

16. Environmentally sound management of biotechnology

Publications
  • Handbook on the Regulation of Gene Technology in Australia - Office of the Gene Technology Regulator
  • Regulation of Gene Technology in Australia - Office of the Gene Technology Regulator - Handbook

Environment Australia - Biotechnology & Gene Technology

  • www.ea.gov.au/industry/biotechnology/index.html

Environment Australia - Access to Genetic Resources

  • www.ea.gov.au/biodiversity/science/access/index.html

Commonwealth Public Inquiry into Access to Biological Resources in Commonwealth Areas

  • www.ea.gov.au/biodiversity/science/access/inquiry/index.html

Research into Ecological Risk Assessment for GMOs

  • www.biodiversity.csiro.au/2nd_level/3rd_level/plan_GMOs.htm

Australian Biotechnology - A National Strategy - Commonwealth of Australia

  • www.biotechnology.gov.au/Industry_Research/National_Strategy/national_strategy.asp

Australian Biotechnology - Progress & Achievements - Commonwealth of Australia

  • www.biotechnology.gov.au/Industry_Research/National_Strategy/national_strategy.asp

Australian Biotechnology Report 2001- Commonwealth of Australia

  • www.biotechnology.gov.au/industry_research/reports/BiotechnologyReport2001.pdf

Biotechnology Intellectual Property Manual - Commonwealth of Australia

  • www.biotechnology.gov.au/Primary_Producers/IP_Management/IP_Training_Manual/ip_training_manual.asp

Biotechnology Centre of Excellence Discussion Paper - Commonwealth of Australia

  • www.biotechnology.gov.au/Industry_Research/CoE/coeDiscussionPaperB5.pdf
Specific websites

Biotechnology Australia

  • www.biotechnology.gov.au

CSIRO

  • www.csiro.au

Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service

  • www.aqis.gov.au

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Australia

  • www.affa.gov.au

Australian Institute of Marine Science

  • www.aims.gov.au

Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics

  • www.abare.gov.au
Other websites
  • www.oceans.gov.au/oceans.jsp

17. Protection of the oceans, all kinds of seas, including enclosed and semi-enclosed seas, and coastal areas and the protection, rational use and development of their living resources

Publications
  • Australia's Oceans Policy (vol 1 and 2)
  • Australia's Marine Science and Technology Plan: an overview
  • Description Paper for the South-east Regional Marine Plan
  • Scoping Paper for the South-east Regional Marine Plan
  • Guidelines for the Ecologically Sustainable Management of Fisheries
  • Australian and New Zealand Environment and Conservation Council Task Force on Marine Protected Areas 1999, Strategic Plan of Action for the National Representative System of Marine Protected Areas: A Guide for Action by Australian Governments
  • Cresswell, I.D. and Thomas, G.M. 1997. Terrestrial and Marine Protected Areas in Australia (1997). Environment Australia, Biodiversity Group, Canberra
  • Ashmore Reef National Nature Reserve and Cartier Island Marine Reserve draft Management Plan
  • Coringa-Herald National Nature Reserve and Lihou Reef National Nature Reserve Management Plan
  • Great Australian Bight Marine Park (Commonwealth Waters) Plan of Management (May 2000
  • Macquarie Island Marine Park Management Plan
  • Mermaid Reef Marine National Nature Reserve Plan of Management (May 2000)
  • Ningaloo Marine Park (Commonwealth Waters) draft Management Plan
  • Solitary Island Marine Reserve (Commonwealth Waters) Management Plan
  • Tasmanian Seamounts Marine Reserve draft Management Plan
  • MPA Information Pamphlet
  • ANZECC Interim Ocean Disposal Guidelines, December 1998 (due to be finalised 2002)
  • Commonwealth Policy on Fisheries Bycatch
  • A Framework for Assessing Fisheries with Respect to Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD)
  • Mangroves in NSW and Victoria, Christopher Harty, Action Program
  • Fish Habitat Handbook, Primary Industry and Resources South Australia, Action Program
  • Get Hooked...Its Fun to Fish, National Junior Fishing Codes Education Kit, Fisheries Victoria
  • Spotted Handfish...Disbribution, Abundance and Habitat, Mark Green and Barry Bruce on behalf of the Spotted Handfish Recovery Team
  • A National Review of the Recreational Fishing Sector, Dominion Consulting Pty Ltd
  • National Policy for the Translocation of Live Aquatic Organisms - Issues, Principles and Guidelines
  • Aquaculture Industry Action Agenda Discussion Paper
  • A Strategic Plan for the Propagation of Southern Bluefin Tuna, Dr Peter Young

Guide to Coastcare Applications 2001/2002

  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/coastcare/

Joint SSC/SCFA National Taskforce on the Prevention and Management of Marine Pest Incursions, Report of the National Taskforce on the Prevention and Management of Marine Pest Incursions , 23 December 1999 (Revised Edition October 2000)

  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/imps/report.html

(To be available soon)

  • Australian Shark Assessment Report of the Australian National Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks, AFFA
  • Australian National Plan of Action for Conservation and Management of Sharks, Mary Lack
  • A Review of Shark Finning in Australian Fisheries
  • Seabird Interactions with Fisheries in the Australian Fishing Zone, National Plan of Action - Seabirds
  • Nature Conservation Branch, Department of Primary Industry, Water and Environment, Tasmania
  • Marine Fisheries in South Australia - Process to Support Regional Marine Planning, Bureau of Rural Sciences
  • Assessment of Black and Blue Marlin in the Australian Fishing Zone, a FRRF report of · the Black and Blue Marlin Working Group, BRS
  • National Recreational and Indigenous Fishing Survey, a Fisheries Action Program project
  • Ballast Water Research Series
  • Report to Government and Industry by the National Aquaculture Development Committee
  • Aquaculture Action Agenda Final Report
Websites
  • www.oceans.gov.au
  • www.gbrmpa.gov.au/index.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/
  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/pollution/mwrf/index.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/programs/cassp/index.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/fisheries/index.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/mpa/index.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/mpa/commonwealth/index.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/mpa/ashmore/index.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/mpa/cartier/index.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/mpa/coringa/index.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/mpa/elizabeth/index.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/mpa/gab/index.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/mpa/lihou/index.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/mpa/lordhowe/index.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/mpa/macquarie/index.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/mpa/mermaid/index.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/mpa/ningaloo/index.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/mpa/solitary/index.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/mpa/seamounts/index.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/mpa/about/index.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/mpa/nrsmpa/spa.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/parks/aboutpa.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/imps/report.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/coasts/pollution/antifouling/index.html
  • www.affa.gov.au
  • www.bom.gov.au

18. Protection of the quality and supply of freshwater resources: application of integrated approaches to the development, management and use of water resources

Publications
  • Markich, S.J., Brown, P.L., Batley, G.E., Apte, S.C. and Stauber, J.L. 2001. Incorporating metal speciation and bioavailability into water quality guidelines for protecting aquatic ecosystems. Australasian Journal of Ecotoxicology (In press)

National Water Quality Management Strategy (NWQMS) (especially chapters 6,14,17,18,19,20)

  • www.affa.gov.au
Other websites
  • www.ea.gov.au/esd/index.html
  • www.ncc.gov.au
  • www.bom.gov.au
  • www.ea.gov.au/ssd/wetlands/index.html
  • www.ea.gov.au/water/index.html
  • ausrivas.canberra.edu.au
  • au.riversinfo.org
  • www.heritage.gov.au/anlr/
  • www.ea.gov.au/water/quality/index.html
  • www.nht.gov.au

19. Environmentally sound management of toxic chemicals, including prevention of illegal international traffic in toxic and dangerous products

Websites
  • www.ea.gov.au/industry/chemicals/international/ifcs.html

20. Environmentally sound management of hazardous wastes, in hazardous wastes

Publications

(at: www.ea.gov.au/industry/hwa/papers/index.html)

  • Jeffree, R.A., Twining, J.R. and Thomson, J. 2001. Recovery of Fish Communities in the Finniss River, Northern Australia, Following Remediation of the Rum Jungle Uranium/Copper Mine Site. Environmental Science and Toxicology, 35, 2932-2941
  • Harries, J., 1997. Acid Mine Drainage in Australia. Office of the Supervising Scientist Report No. 125, Darwin, pp. 1- 94
  • Richards, R.J., Applegate, R.J. and A.I.M. Ritchie 1996. The Rum Jungle Rehabilitation Project. In: Environmental Management In the Australian Minerals and Energy Industries. Mulligan, D.R. Ed., UNSW Press, Sydney, pp 530-553
Other websites
  • www.ea.gov.au/industry/hwa/index.html

21. Environmentally sound management of solid wastes and sewage-related issues

Publications

National Water Quality Management Strategy (NWQMS) (especially chapters 14,19 and 20

  • www.affa.gov.au/content/output.cfm?ObjectID=D2C48F86-BA1A-11A1-A2200060B0A05628&contType=outputs
Other websites

Cooperative Research Centre for Waste Management and Pollution Control and Water Quality and Treatment

  • www.crc.gov.au

22. Safe and environmentally sound management of radioactive wastes

Publications
  • Harries, J.R., Dimitrovski, L., Hart, K.E. and Levins, D.M. 2001. Radioactive Waste Management At ANSTO - Managing Current and Historic Wastes. Proceedings International Conference on Management of Radioactive Waste from Non-Power Applications - Sharing the Experience, Malta, 5-9 Nov. 2001
  • Levins, D.M., Airey, P., Breadner, B., Bull, P., Camilleri, A., Dimitrovski, L., Gorman, T., Harries, J., Innes, R., Jarquin, E., Jay, G., Ridal, A. and Smith, A. 1996. ANSTO's Radioactive Waste Management Policy Preliminary Environmental Review. ANSTO/E Report No.728. ISBN 642-59966-1
Websites
  • www.arpansa.gov.au
  • www.dest.gov.au/radwaste/

24. Global action for women towards sustainable and equitable development

Publications
  • Home Safe Home: The link between domestic and family violence and women's homelessness

Beijing Platform for Action implementation report

  • www.osw.dpmc.gov.au

Beijing Outcomes Document

  • www.un.org/womenwatch/
Other websites
  • www.stfx.ca/coady-library/intro.htm
  • meltingpot.fortunecity.com/lebanon/254/develop.htm
  • www.wedo.org/programs/sustainable.htm
  • www.ausport.gov.au

25. Children and youth in sustainable development

Publications

National Report on Schooling in Australia 1999, Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs, and Curriculum Corporation, Melbourne, Australia

  • www.curriculum.edu.au/mceetya/public/pub325.htm
Websites
  • www.facs.gov.au/internet/facsinternet.nsf/whatfacsdoes/families-YouthStudentSupp.htm
  • www.facs.gov.au/internet/facsinternet.nsf/aboutfacs/programs/youth-green_corps.htm
  • www.dest.gov.au/schools/indigenous/publications/schooltowork.htm
  • www.facs.gov.au/internet/facsinternet.nsf/aboutfacs/respubs/nav.htm#Youth
  • www.thesource.gov.au/search/index.htm
  • www.detya.gov.au/schools/adelaide/adelaide.htm
  • www.detya.gov.au/iae/international/ietg/apechp.htm
  • www.thesource.gov.au/big_picture/index.htm
  • www.thesource.gov.au/youth_roundtable/default.htm
  • www.ausport.gov.au

26. Recognizing and strengthening the role of indigenous people and their communities

Publications
  • A National Aquaculture Development Strategy for Indigenous Communities in Australia, Chan Lee, Funded by FRRF
Websites
  • www.atsic.gov.au
  • www.ea.gov.au/indigenous/index.html
  • www.tsra.gov.au
  • www.isr.gov.au/resources/indigenouspartnerships/
  • www.ausport.gov.au

27. Strengthening the role of non-governmental organisations: partners for sustainable development

Publications
  • Aquaculture Industry Action Agenda Discussion Paper

Natural Heritage - Journal of the Natural Heritage Trust (issues 1-11)

  • www.nht.gov.au/publications/journal/index.html

(Soon to be available)

  • Report to Government and Industry by the National Aquaculture Development Committee
  • Aquaculture Action Agenda Final Report
Websites
  • www.ea.gov.au
  • www.nht.gov.au
  • www.affa.gov.au
  • www.industry.gov.au

28. Local authorities' initiatives in support of Agenda 21

Publications
  • Cotter B and Hannan K (Environs Australia), 1999. Our Community, Our Future: A Guide to Local Agenda 21. Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra
  • Environment South Australia, Vol. 8, No. 4, 2001. From Rio to Jo'burg & Beyond - Local & Regional Responses. Conservation Council of SA Inc
  • Localising Agenda 21 - A Guide to Sustainable development for the APEC Region, Commonwealth of Australia, 2000
Websites
  • www.ea.gov.au/esd/la21/guide/index.html
  • www.adelaide.sa.gov.au/soc/

29. Strengthening the role of workers and their trade unions

Publications

National Labour Consultative Council Act 1997

  • scaleplus.law.gov.au
Other websites

Freedom of association

  • www.dewrsb.gov.au/workplaceRelations/legislation/wrAct/default.asp
  • www.dewrsb.gov.au/workplaceRelations/legislation/wrAct/userGuide/guide4.pdf

Workplace health and safety

  • www.dir.nsw.gov.au
  • www.whs.qld.gov.au
  • www.justice.tas.gov.au
  • www.workcover.com
  • www.workcover.vic.gov.au/dir090/vwa/home.nsf
  • www.nohsc.gov.au/Default.asp
  • www.dewrsb.gov.au/workplaceRelations/policy/wrmc/cpm/

30. Strengthening the role of business and industry

Publications
  • "Towards Sustainability: Achieving Cleaner Production in Australia", Australian and New Zealand Environment and Conservation Council, December 1998
  • "Cleaner Production and Waste Minimisation in OECD and Dynamic Non-Member Economies", OECD Proceedings, 1997
  • "Public Environmental Reporting: An Australian Approach", Environment Australia, March 2000
  • "Public Environmental Reporting: Have We Improved? 2000", Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation August 2000
  • Using Economic Instruments for Meeting Environmental Objectives: Australia's Experience", Environmental Economics Research Paper No 1, David James, Department of Environment, Sport and Territories, June 1993
  • A Benchmark of Current Cleaner Production Practices, Aquatech - Environment, Economics and Information (on behalf of Environment Australia), September 1997
  • Public Environment Reporting - Issues Paper, December 2000
  • Draft Report, Towards Sustainable Development, 31/5/2001
  • Statement on Strategies for Sustainable Development, May 2001 (May 31)
  • Public Environment Reporting - Background Review, April 2000
  • Triple Bottom Line Measurement and Reporting in Australia - The Allen Consulting Group (EA, ISR, FaCS 2001), is due for release in the near future
  • Aquaculture Industry Action Agenda Discussion Paper

NSW Chamber of Commerce: 'An Overview of Corporate Social Responsibility in Australia'

  • www.thechamber.com.au/commongood/newsletter/research.pdf

Corporate Community Involvement: Establishing the Business Case - Centre for Corporate Public Affairs in conjunction with Business Council of Australia (FaCS 2000)

  • www.accpa.com.au/default.php

A Capital Idea: Realising value from environmental and social performance - Deni Greene Consulting Services with Standards Australia and Ethical Investment Services (EA 2001)

  • www.ea.gov.au/industry/finance/publications/capital-idea/index.html

Socially Responsible Investment in Australia - The Allen Consulting Group (Ethical Investment Working Group 2000)

  • www.allenconsult.com.au/

The role of Australia's financial sector in Sustainability - PricewaterhouseCoopers (EA 2001)

  • www.ea.gov.au/industry/finance/publications/role-fin-sector/index.html

(To be available soon)

  • Report to Government and Industry by the National Aquaculture Development Committee
  • Aquaculture Action Agenda Final Report
Other specific websites

Environment Australia website: Industry

  • www.ea.gov.au/industry/index.html

Business Council of Australia publications on sustainable development

  • www.bca.com.au
Other websites
  • www.industry.gov.au
  • www.biotechnology.gov.au
  • www.seda.nsw.gov.au
  • www.seav.vic.gov.au
  • www.epa.qld.gov.au
  • www.energy.wa.gov.au
  • www.pir.sa.gov.au

31. Scientific and technological community

Websites
  • www.ga.gov.au
  • www.innovation.gov.au
  • www.biotechnology.gov.au
  • www.csiro.au
  • www.ogtr.gov.au
  • www.isr.gov.au
  • www.seda.nsw.gov.au
  • www.seav.vic.gov.au
  • www.env.qld.gov.au
  • www.energy.wa.gov.au
  • www.pir.sa.gov.au

32. Strengthening the role of farmers

Publications
  • Aquaculture Industry Action Agenda Discussion Paper

(To be available soon)

  • Report to Government and Industry by the National Aquaculture Development Committee
  • Aquaculture Action Agenda Final Report
Websites
  • www.nlwra.gov.au
  • www.nht.gov.au
  • www.affa.gov.au

33. Financial resources and mechanisms

Websites

Annual Report

  • www.ausaid.gov.au/about/annrep.cfm

2001-2 Budget Statement

  • www.ausaid.gov.au/about/budget.cfm

34. Transfer of environmentally sound technology, cooperation and capacity-building

Websites

Australia's Overseas Aid Program and the Challenge of Global Warming

  • www.ausaid.gov.au/publications/pdf/globalwarming1997.pdf

Clean Development Mechanism

  • www.industry.gov.au

35. Science for sustainable development

Publications
  • Henderson-Sellers, A and McGuffie, K. 2001. Forty Years of Numerical Climate Modelling, International Journal of Climatology, 21 (9), 1067-1109
  • Twining J., Nguyen V., Brown P. & Perera J. 2000. Probabilistic ecological risk assessment (ERA) incorporating geochemical speciation to determine bioavailable metals in freshwaters affected by acid rock drainage (ARD), Proc.ICARD 2000. May 21-24, Denver
  • Khoe G. H. and Zaw M. 1999. Iron-Catalysed Oxidation of Manganese and other Species in Aqueous Solutions. International Patent Application Number: PCT/AU99/00620
  • Khoe, G.H., Zaw, M. Prasad, P.S. and Emett, M.T. 1998. Photo-Assisted Oxidation of Inorganic Species in Aqueous Solutions. US Patent Application 09/463,423
  • Khoe, G.H., Emett, M.T. and Robins, R 1994. Photo-Assisted Oxidation of Species in Solution. (Arsenic Oxidation) Australian Patent 79861/94 and United States Patent 5688378 (1997)
  • Ritchie, A.I.M. 1992. Rates of Mechanisms That Govern Pollutant Generation from Pyritic Wastes. In: Environmental Geochemistry of Sulfide Oxidation, Alpers, C.N. and Blowes, D.W. Ed.s, American Chemical Society Symposium Series No 550, Washington, DC, pp 108-122
Websites
  • www.ga.gov.au
  • www.bml.csiro.au/sustnet.htm
  • www.innovation.gov.au
  • www.snowyhydro.com.au
  • www.biotechnology.gov.au
  • www.abs.gov.au
  • www.csiro.au
  • www.biodiversity.csiro.au/2nd_level/3rd_level/plan_GMOs.htm
  • www.bom.gov.au

36. Promoting education, public awareness and training

Publications
  • Environmental Education For A Sustainable Future:National Action Plan - 2000
  • Time To Act: Everyday Tips To Help Protect The Environment - 2000
  • Today Shapes Tomorrow: Environmental Education For A Sustainable Future - A Discussion Paper, 1999
  • Conserving Australia's Biological Diversity: Teacher's Notes And Display Materials
  • Coastal And Marine Studies In Australia: A Workshop Manual For Teachers
  • Environmental Protection In Australia: A Professional Development Manual For Teachers
  • Teaching For A Sustainable World: International Edition
Websites
  • www.ea.gov.au/education/index.html
  • www.asda.org.au
  • www.nht.gov.au

37. National mechanisms and international cooperation for capacity-building in developing countries

Publications

Good Governance: Guiding Principles for Implementation

  • www.ausaid.gov.au/publications/pdf/good_governance.pdf

Gender and Education

  • www.ausaid.gov.au/publications/keyaidpubs.cfm?Type=PubKAE

Private Sector Development through Australia's Aid Program

  • www.ausaid.gov.au/publications/pdf/privsectordevel.pdf

38. International institutional arrangements

Websites
  • www.dfat.gov.au

39. International legal instruments and mechanisms

Websites
  • www.dfat.gov.au

40. Information for decision-making

Publications
General Data

The Australian Spatial Data Directory

  • www.auslig.gov.au/asdd/
Environmental Information

State of the Environment Reports and Indicators

  • www.ea.gov.au/soe/index.html

Environmental Databases

  • www.ea.gov.au/erin/index.html
Energy
  • Australian Energy News (magazine)
  • CADDET Energy Efficiency Infopoint (newsletter)
  • CADDET Renewable Energy Infopoint (newsletter)
  • CADDET Energy Efficiency website (www.caddet-ee.org)
  • CADDET Renewable Energy website (www.caddet-re.org)
ABS publications
  • 4602.0 - Environmental Issues: People's Views and Practices
  • 4603.0 - Environment Protection Expenditure, Australia, 1995-96 and 1996-97
  • 4604.0 - Energy and greenhouse gas emissions accounts, Australia
  • 4605.0 - Australian Transport and the Environment, 1997
  • 4607.0 - Fish Account, Australia, 1997
  • 4608.0 - Mineral Account, Australia 1996
  • 4610.0 - Water Account for Australia 1993-94 to 1996-97
  • 4611.0 - Environment Expenditure Local government Australia 1998-99
  • 4613.0 Australia's Environment: Issues and Trends
Other websites

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

  • www.affa.gov.au

Agricultural Resource Economics

  • www.abare.gov.au

Australian Bureau of Statistics

  • www.abs.gov.au

Australian Bureau of Resource Sciences

  • www.affa.gov.au

Bureau of Meteorology

  • www.bom.gov.au