Stronger regulation for the Great Barrier Reef – proposed to come into effect 1 December 2019

In September 2019, the QLD Government passed the Environmental Protection (Great Barrier Reef Protection Measures) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill…[Read More]

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: $141 million for agriculture water quality improvement projects to improve Great Barrier Reef

Project ideas are being called for the first tranche of funding under the Federal Government’s Reef Trust Partnership with the…[Read More]

Court fines Council $55,000 for water pollution offences

A Local Court has fined a NSW council $55,000 for causing water pollution on three separate occasions between March and…[Read More]

2019 Great Barrier Reef report addresses its likely future

Every five years, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority publishes an Outlook Report that examines the Great Barrier Reef’s health,…[Read More]

Consultation open for draft NSW Water Plans and Biodiversity Assessment Methods – Comment sought

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the –Barwon-Darling Long Term Water Plan (submissions close…[Read More]

Reef reports show why action is needed now to improve water quality

Two reports have been released by the Queensland Government that provide an update on the health of the Great Barrier…[Read More]

Draft Compliance and Enforcement Policy for WA – released for comment

The WA Department of Water and Environmental Regulations (DWER) has released the draft Compliance and Enforcement Policy for comment.The Compliance…[Read More]

New Environmental Regulation and Policies for Queensland

The Queensland Department of Environment and Science (DES) has advised that the Environmental Protection Regulation 2008, the Environmental Protection (Air)…[Read More]

Draft Geothermal Groundwater Licensing Guidelines: Have your say

The Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is consulting on draft guidelines to enable better management of…[Read More]

Victorian Government Budget

The recently announced Victorian Government budget includes a range of funding measures for the environment.Most notably, $34.9 million for immediate…[Read More]

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