The COVID-19 crisis has meant that for one of the few times in our rich Antarctic history, Australia will be forced to limit scientific research at its stations next summer and send only the most essential expeditioners to maintain stations and services.
The community, industry and environment will benefit from streamlined major projects assessments and improved environmental outcomes under a new bilateral agreement between the Federal and NSW Governments.
Individuals and organisations at the centre of protecting our native species are now able to receive additional support from the Federal Government to help with the recovery of wildlife and habitats following the devastating summer of bushfires.
Parks Australia has today announced that the Australian National Botanic Gardens, Booderee, Kakadu and Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Parks will close to visitors and other non-essential travellers for a minimum of two weeks.
Today’s Council of Australian Governments (COAG) decision to progressively ban the export of plastic, paper, tyres and glass waste from July 2020 represents an historic change for the environment and the recycling industry.
The Australian Government has announced that visitors will be able to access iconic Commonwealth national parks for free, with entry fees waived for Uluru-Kata Tjuta, Kakadu and Booderee National Parks from 16 March to 31 December 2020.