New assessment bilateral agreement in place for South Australia

The Federal and South Australian governments have signed a new bilateral agreement to streamline environmental assessments as part of the Commonwealth’s ‘One-Stop-Shop’ reform. The new agreement creates a single environmental assessment process that meets the strict standards and protections of both South Australian and Commonwealth law. This is another important milestone in reducing the regulatory…

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Strong commitment to environmental science with funding for new research

The Australian Government has confirmed its long-term commitment to environment and climate research with funding of $102 million over four years for the 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. The research will ensure decisions about managing Australia’s biodiversity…

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