A new agreement on environmental assessments for New South Wales

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE WITH HON PRU GOWARD MP, NSW MINISTER FOR PLANNING The Australian and New South Wales Governments has released for public comment an updated bilateral agreement on environmental assessments under national environment law. The Australian Government is working with state and territory governments to streamline environmental regulation and develop a ‘One-Stop Shop’ for…

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Leading researchers selected for biodiversity and climate science hubs

The Australian Government today announced the successful organisations to lead research hubs under the $142.5 million National Environmental Science Programme. The programme will assist decision-makers to understand, manage and conserve Australia’s environment by funding world-class biodiversity and climate science. This research will ensure decisions about managing Australia’s biodiversity and environmental resources are made on the…

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Compensation for families and businesses affected by Labor’s failed Home Insulation Programme

The Commonwealth Government is appointing Mr Ian Hanger AM QC to assist with mediation and settlement of compensation for families and small businesses affected by Labor’s failed Home Insulation Programme. Mr Hanger oversaw the Royal Commission into the Home Insulation Program in his role as Commissioner. His new appointment provides continuity for the families of…

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