Picarilli Wetland

It's Time for Wetlands Restoration!

Celebrate World Wetlands Day by learning more about the benefits of Australian wetlands and the community efforts to restore them.

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Our Nature Positive Plan is now available

Our plan sets out the Australian Government’s response to the EPBC Act review and commitment to environmental law reform.

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The Juukan Gorge response is available now

Read the Australian Government's response to the destruction at Juukan Gorge and recommendations to better protect First Nations heritage.

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The 2021 State of the Environment report is out now

The report combines traditional and scientific knowledge for a comprehensive look at the overall health of our environment.

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News and Media

  • Media release
  • CEWO
8 February 2023
To help maintain bird breeding conditions at the Dharriwaa (also known as Narran Lakes), the Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder has entered into an arrangement to release water from private on…
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  • Climate change
8 February 2023
The Minister for Climate Change and Energy visited with counterparts across the United Arab Emirates and Europe to promote Australia’s climate action and clean energy investment potential, strengthen…
  • Media release
  • CEWO
2 February 2023
Delivering water for the environment plays a critical role in the survival of fish and birds as floodwaters begin to recede in some areas of the Murray-Darling Basin.