12 Dec 2017

A new platform mapping environmental conflicts developed by RMIT urban researchers helps to support just transitions from coal to clean energy without disadvantaging workers and communities.

Other interactive resource
15 Nov 2017

This progress report for the NSW Parliament outlines the status of a current investigation into the enforcement of the principles and rules of effective water management.

Report
12 Sep 2007

Based on the largest survey of environment management practices to be conducted in Australia, this report finds that companies are deeply concerned about greenhouse emissions, and are taking action to reduce their consumption of electricity, gas, water and waste production.

Research report
03 Oct 2017

The Victorian government is seeking views from the community and industry on the proposed approach to managing e-waste in Victoria.

Strategy
19 Jun 2017

Summary of results from a survey, conducted by Environmental Justice Australia, to feed into reform of the Environment Protection Act and EPA.

Survey
12 Apr 2017

The report is in two sections. The first is a summary report written from my Office with the assistance of the Departmental Science Advisors from the Department of Conservation and the Ministry for the Environment. This overview avoids technical detail but tries to explain the core issues of public concern that have implications for policy development.

Research report
29 Mar 2017

The latest report on the state of Tasmania's water and sewerage has confirmed the need for urgent action.
The report shows that:

Research report
07 Mar 2017

In the past five years (2011–16), environmental policies and management practices in Australia have achieved improvements in the state and trends of parts of the Australian environment. Australia’s built environment, natural and cultural heritage, and marine and Antarctic environments are generally in good condition.

Research report
17 Jan 2017

The Independent Inquiry into Victoria’s Environment Protection Authority (EPA) was undertaken over ten months from June 2015 to March 2016 by a Ministerial Advisory Committee chaired by Penny Armytage. The inquiry made 48 recommendations to government about how the EPA can be equipped to meet the environment and human health challenges of today and the future.

Strategy
04 Nov 2016

In December last year, the world negotiated and adopted the historic Paris Agreement on climate change. For the first time, all countries – rich and poor, large and small – agreed to take universal action to limit global warming to 1.5-2°C, to achieve net zero emissions, and to increase resilience to the emerging impacts of climate change.

Briefing paper