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East Alligator River, Kakadu National Park.
East Alligator River, Kakadu National Park
Moulting Lagoon Ramsar site, Tasmania.
Moulting Lagoon Ramsar site, Tasmania
Polar stratopheric clouds above Davis Staion, Antarctica. Photo: Australian Antartctic Division.
Polar stratopheric clouds above Davis Staion, Antarctica
Tyre stack
Recycling Depot
Crepuscular rays at Pyengana. Photo: Margaret Brown.
Crepuscular rays at Pyengana, Tasmania
Misty forest. Photo: Nick Rains.
Misty morning in the forest, Rocky Hills area

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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.
30
Jun
2015
The second review of the Fuel Quality Standard Act 2000 is now underway. Public comments close 24 July 2015.
12
Jun
2015
The Australian Government has developed a draft Conditions Policy to improve the efficiency of assessment bilateral agreements. The draft Conditions Policy is now open for public comment. Comments close Friday 15 May 2015.
17
Mar
2015
Commonwealth, state and territory environment ministers met yesterday in Canberra to progress key environment issues of national significance.
27
Feb
2015
National Clean Air Agreement discussion paper now open for public comment. Submissions close 17 April 2015.
27
Feb
2015

The Cleaner Environment Plan

The Australian Government's Plan for a Cleaner Environment - Clean Air, Clean Land, Clean Water and National Heritage​ - will help realise the vision of a great society by protecting and improving our environment for future generations.​