Appendix 2

Independent Report to the Commonwealth Minister for the Environment and Heritage
Australian State of the Environment Committee, Authors
CSIRO Publishing on behalf of the Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2001
ISBN 0 643 06745 0

Appendix 2 - Environmental indicators for national state of the environment reporting

The scientific and technical basis for the indicators used in SoE (2001) is found largely in work commissioned by Environment Australia. This work is publicly available in the form of the following reports:

Fairweather P & Napier G 1998, Environmental indicators for national state of the environment reporting - Inland waters, Australia: State of the Environment (Environmental Indicator Reports), Department of the Environment, Canberra.

Hamblin A 1998, Environmental indicators for national state of the environment reporting - The Land, Australia: State of the Environment (Environmental Indicator Reports), Department of the Environment, Canberra.

Manton M & Jasper D 1998, Environmental indicators for national state of the environment reporting - Atmosphere, Australia: State of the Environment (Environmental Indicator Reports), Department of the Environment, Canberra.

Newton P, Flood J, Berry M, Bhatia K, Brown S, Cabelli A, Gomboso J, Higgins J, Richardson A & Richie V 1998, Environmental indicators for national state of the environment reporting - Human settlements, Australia: State of the Environment (Environmental Indicator Reports), Department of the Environment, Canberra.

Pearson M, Johnston D, Lennon J, McBryde I, Marshall D, Nash D & Wellington B 1998, Environmental indicators for national state of the environment reporting - Natural and cultural heritage, Australia: State of the Environment (Environmental Indicator Reports), Department of the Environment, Canberra.

Saunders D, Margules C & Hill B 1998, Environmental indicators for national state of the environment reporting - Biodiversity, Australia: State of the Environment (Environmental Indicator Reports), Department of the Environment, Canberra.

Ward T, Butler E & Hill B 1998, Environmental indicators for national state of the environment reporting - Estuaries and the sea, Australia: State of the Environment (Environmental Indicator Reports), Department of the Environment, Canberra.

The above reports can be found on the Internet at: http://www.ea.gov.au/soe/envindicators/index.html.