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Environmental management


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

Australia's water

Australia's water home page: Water for the Future priorities - taking action on climate change, securing water supplies, using water wisely, supporting healthy rivers. Includes irrigation, Murray-Darling Basin, water quality and wetlands.

Department of the Environment

Australian Landcare Council

The Australian Landcare Council is the Australian Government's key advisory body on landcare and matters concerning natural resource management.

Department of Agriculture

Caring for our Country

Caring for our Country is the Government's new natural resource management initiative. It commenced on 1 July 2008 and aims to integrate delivery of the Commonwealth's previous natural resource management programs, the Natural Heritage Trust, the National Action Plan for Salinity and Water Quality, the National Landcare Program, the Environmental Stewardship Program and the Working on Country Indigenous land and environmental program.

Department of the Environment

Environmental management

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


The land management topic page provides information about the Australian Government's activities to maintain landscapes, biodiversity and ecosystem services while ensuring sustainable production systems and providing for other human needs.

Department of the Environment


A national voluntary community that helps influence farming and land management practices and delivering environmental outcomes across Australian landscapes.

Department of Agriculture

LandcareOnline (Landcare Australia)

Landcare Australia is the official not-for-profit company responsible for promotion and sponsorship for Australia's landcare movement. Landcare Australia assists businesses to work with local communities on environmental and sustainable agriculture repair projects, providing corporate funds, staff and in-kind resources.

Landcare Australia Ltd

NRM knowledge online

The NRM knowledge online digital archive is an open access digital archive for publicly available print and electronic format documents reporting on or derived from biodiversity conservation; land management; biophysical, social and economic research and policy activities and related initiatives supported by Australian Government natural resource management funding.

Department of the Environment

Saltland Genie

Saltland Genie is a cross-jurisdictional concept developed from research to provide recommendations about the usefulness of possible solutions for saltland. Cross-jurisdictional partners include CSIRO and state and territory government agriculture, primary industry and environment departments.

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

The Basin Plan

The Basin Plan provides an integrated and strategic framework for water reform, consistent with the requirements of the Water Act.

Murray-Darling Basin Authority

Tropical Rivers and Coastal Knowledge

TRaCK (Tropical Rivers and Coastal Knowledge) is a research hub which has drawn together more than 80 of Australia's leading social, cultural, environmental and economic researchers. With research focused on the tropical north of Australia from Cape York to Broome.

Department of the Environment

Wet Tropics Management Authority

The Wet Tropics Management Authority is a small agency responsible for managing the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.

Wet Tropics Management Authority

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