Australian Sustainable Schools Initiative: A Partnership Statement for the Australian Government and the states and territories

Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts

Purpose

This document defines the partnership between the Australian Government, the States and Territories in relation to the Australian Sustainable Schools Initiative (AuSSI). It articulates:

  • the nature of, and context for, the Initiative;
  • the Initiative's vision, goals and strategies for action;
  • governance arrangements; and
  • protocols for partnership operations.

This Partnership is between the Australian Government, the States and Territories as represented by the relevant education and environment portfolios in each jurisdiction.