Department of Environment


The Department of the Environment designs and implements the Australian Government’s policies and programmes to protect and conserve the environment, water and heritage and promote climate action. The environmental framework is being delivered under four pillars: Clean water, National heritage, Clean air, and Clean land

Desktop Review of Co-management Pathways in Cape York Peninsula: An Assessment of the Support for Structures, Processes and Results that Enable Aboriginal Peoples and their Partners to Work Towards Co-management of Country

This desktop review and assessment which contributes to a sub project of Australia's National Environmental Research Program (NERP) and indentifies five 'pathways' to effective co-management of country, biodiversity, and ecosystems on the Cape York Peninsula.
Published: Mar 2015

Resilience and Opportunity: Regions and the Roll-out of Australia's Greenhouse Gas Abatement Programs - A manual for Queensland's NRM Region's (1st Edition)

This manual looks at the steps and requirements for Queensland to "secure landscape benefits and to build landscape resilience in the face of climate change." The report explained that as arrangements for carbon emission offsets within Australia's Clean Energy Package and a healthy emissions trad
Published: May 2013