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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.

Have your say

We want to hear from you.

You can help shape our policies and decisions.

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News and Media

  • Media release
  • Wildlife trade
23 September 2022
The ‘Detecting illegal wildlife trafficking via real time tomography 3D x-ray imaging and automated algorithms’ paper by Pirotta et al.
  • News
  • Energy
15 September 2022
The Australian Government is committing $49.5 million over 4 years to increase the security of the Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) market.
  • Have your say
  • Fisheries
2 September 2022
The public consultation period for assessment for export accreditation will be open until COB 30 September 2022.