Helping you find government information and services

Environmental management

Find government information to support management of the environment.

AMSA Kids

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Find out the effects of garbage and oil pollution on marine environments. Kids page also includes links to games and puzzles.

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency

Provides information on asbestos in the home and workplace. Gives a national focus on asbestos issues which go beyond workplace safety to encompass environmental and public health issues.

Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency

Australia's water

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Information about the government's water leadership, the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, rural water, water in cities and towns, water in our environment, water quality and wetlands.

Department of the Environment

Chemicals management

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Provides information on the involvement in chemicals risk assessment and policy to ensure that chemicals are managed safely to protect human health and the environment.

Department of the Environment

Environmental management

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Although one of the harshest environments on the planet, Antarctica is also one of the most vulnerable, one which Australia and other parties to the Antarctic Treaty are committed to protecting.

Australian Antarctic Division

Green Army

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Provides a six-month programme for 17–24 year olds to train and work in the environment. Community organisations, Landcare groups, environment groups, local councils and others can apply to host a Green Army project.

Department of the Environment

Indigenous rangers – working on country

Indigenous Australians are key partners in managing Australia's environment. Their knowledge in managing Australia's land, sea and fresh water and in conserving biodiversity, is widely recognised and respected.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme

Protects the Australian people and the environment by assessing the risks of industrial chemicals and providing information to promote their safe use. Assessments of more than 1,000 chemicals are available free on this site.

National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme

National Landcare Programme

Across Australia, the National Landcare Programme supports sustainable land management practices and the protection, conservation and rehabilitation of Australia's natural environment.

Department of the Environment