We are the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water. We are part of the Australian Government.
See how we are delivering on the Government's climate change and energy agenda and protecting Australia's environment and water resources.
Australia - innovative, vast, complex, diverse, limitless.
We’re navigating the challenges of achieving net zero, enhanced energy performance and a nature positive outcome.
Problem Solving the complex challenges of our time, where challenges are the catalyst for transformation and opportunities.
We’re acting today, because we know the future isn’t shaped by past decisions.
But in today’s actions, we’re creating an Australia that is prosperous because it is sustainable.
By driving climate action, because we can’t afford to wait.
Transforming our energy system to net zero, decarbonising our industrial sector, investing in new technologies, and powering Australia while making sure it’s affordable, secure, and reliable.
Conserving, protecting, and sustainably managing our natural environment for a nature positive future.
The ongoing management of our water resources, and protecting our unique cultural heritage.
Together we will nurture Australia today so it can be enjoyed into the future.
With community and Country at the heart of our actions, climate change, energy, the environment and water – together.
Our role and functions are diverse. Learn more about our responsibilities and legislation.
Read about our ministers.
Find out how we’re structured. This includes details of our executive team.
See how you can join our team.
Engage with us
We want to hear from you. See our public consultations.