Department of Environment and Water Resources (Cth)

Category: Organisation
Binomial Name: Australian Commonwealth Government
Sub Category:Federal Government
Location:Australia
Alternative Names:
  • Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (Cth)
  • URL: http://www.environment.gov.au/
    Summary Information:
    The Australian Government Department of the Environment and Water Resources (DEWR) develops and implements national policy, programs and legislation in conjunction with State Governments to protect and conserve Australia's natural environment and cultural heritage.

    It is responsible for administering environment and heritage laws including the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.

    It was formerly known as the Department of the Environment and Heritage, and as of December 2007, it is now within the Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (Cth).

    Related Entries

    Agreement
  • Cape York Peninsula 'Traditional Knowledge Recording Project (TKRP)' Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA) - Signatory
  • Organisation
  • Department of the Environment and Heritage (Cth)
  • Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (DEWHA) (Cth) - Formerly known as

  • References

    Resource
    Australian Government - Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and Arts (2007)