In Australia, State of the Environment (SoE) reporting occurs at both the national and state/territory level. Some regional-scale reporting also occurs in many areas throughout Australia.
National SoE reporting
National SoE reports provide information about environmental and heritage conditions, trends and pressures for the Australian continent, surrounding seas and Australia's external territories. More information about national State of the Environment (SoE) reporting
Further details on the current report and past reports:
Most states and territories of Australia produce SoE reports. State and territory government web sites have information about their reporting processes.
- Australian Capital Territory
- New South Wales
- South Australia
- Western Australia
12 December 2011
The fourth national assessment of the state of Australia's environment was has been launched by the Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, the Hon Tony Burke MP.
28 October 2009
Work on the next five-yearly national State of the Environment report has commenced in earnest with the formal appointment of the 2011 State of the Environment (SoE) Committee by the Minister for the Environment.
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SoE 2011 Report - Order your hard copy
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