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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 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.
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Mar
2015
Commonwealth, state and territory environment ministers met yesterday in Canberra to progress key environment issues of national significance.
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Feb
2015
National Clean Air Agreement discussion paper now open for public comment. Submissions close 17 April 2015.
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Feb
2015
Proposed variation to the Ambient Air Quality NEPM - submissions now available online.
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Dec
2014
The Australian, state and territory governments today released the Packaging Impacts Decision Regulation Impact Statement.
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Dec
2014

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.​