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Environment and natural resources

Australian Antarctic Division

The Australian Antarctic Division leads Australia's Antarctic Program. As a division of the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, it conducts antarctic research, protects the Antarctic environment and maintains the Antarctic Treaty System.

Australian Antarctic Division

Defence Environmental Management

As one of Australia's largest land and property owners, the Department of Defence is entrusted with managing large tracts of land, water, cultural, and heritage sites on behalf of the Australia community. Defence is adopting ecologically sustainable development principles, and is striving to make them an everyday part of its business.

Department of Defence

Department of the Environment

The Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities has changed its name to the Department of the Environment. The Department implements Australian Government policies on the environment, heritage, water and climate action.

Department of the Environment

Education programs at the Australian National Botanic Gardens

Join educators at the Australian National Botanic Gardens on a 40 hectare outdoor living classroom for an array of hands-on engaging, curriculum-linked educational experiences. Students will have the unique experience of seeing native plants from four of Australia's major ecosystems within one easily accessible site.

Department of the Environment

Environment - publications and resources

Overview page of environment publications and resources which are available for download or ordering.

Department of the Environment

Environmental Resources Information Network (ERIN)

Draws information from many sources, including maps, species distributions, documents and satellite imagery, and covers environmental themes ranging from endangered species to drought and pollution. ERIN provides an information base for environmental decisions.
 

Department of the Environment

State of the environment (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.

Department of the Environment

State of the Environment 2011 (SoE) report

Discover the state of the Australian environment – the SoE 2011 is a valuable resource for teachers, students, librarians, policy makers, environmental managers, consultants and the general public. The SoE is supported by a mix of summaries and detailed information as well as discussions of the drivers of environmental change, resilience, risks and what the future might look like.

Department of the Environment

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