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The Future at DCCEEW

Our work is central to Australia’s future. Join us to be part of our story.

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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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Welcome to the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

Our new department was established on 1 July 2022.

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Climate change

Climate change

Driving climate action, science and innovation so we are ready for the future.

Energy

Energy

Building a secure and sustainable energy system for all Australians.

Environment

Environment

Improving stewardship and sustainable management of Australia’s environment.

Water

Water

Improving the sustainable management of Australia’s water supply for industry, the environment and communities.

Parks and heritage

Managing Australia’s iconic national parks, historic places and living landscapes.

Science and research

Undertaking research and collecting data to support informed decisions and policies.

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News and Media

  • News
  • Climate change
4 October 2022
The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water is seeking submissions on a proposed change to the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Rule 2015 (the CFI Rule).
  • News
  • Climate change
4 October 2022
The Minister for Climate Change and Energy, the Hon Chris Bowen MP, visited the United States to participate in climate week at the United Nations General Assembly and to represent Australia at the…
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  • Threatened
4 October 2022
The Threatened Species Scientific Committee is seeking comments on the draft Conservation Advice for the following fire-affected plant species currently under assessment for listing: