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The Hon Tanya Plibersek MP
Minister for the Environment and Water
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Antarctic robotics accelerate delivery of climate science
12 January 2023
The Australian Antarctic Program is looking for opportunities to use robotic technology to advance research into climate and ecosystem changes on the coldest, iciest and driest continent on Earth.
Indigenous knowledge and modern science combine to save species from extinction
10 January 2023
A long-running conservation program to ensure the survival of the endangered mala (rufous hare-wallaby) at Uluṟu-Kata Tjuta National Park has proven successful.
Indigenous Advisory Committee appointments
5 January 2023
Minister for the Environment and Water Tanya Plibersek has today announced the next Indigenous Advisory Committee to advise on environment, heritage, policy and consultation.
Australia’s million-year ice core quest departs Casey Station in Antarctica
31 December 2022
Australia’s most ambitious polar exploration project in twenty years has set off for the Antarctic interior in the quest for the million-year ice core.
New technology to monitor Australian marine parks
24 December 2022
Enjoying Australia’s marine environments, fresh seafood and Christmas go hand in hand. The Albanese Labor Government is trialling new technologies in our marine parks to make sure we have sustainable fishing and thriving marine environments.
Two more accredited Water Resource Plans brings NSW's total to four
23 December 2022
Tanya Plibersek, Minister for the Environment and Water, has announced that an additional two Water Resource Plans have been formally accredited in New South Wales.
Joint media release: Regional plans to transform environmental protection
22 December 2022
The Australian Government has partnered with the New South Wales Government to make regional plans to help protect, restore, and manage the environment at four regional locations in New South Wales.
New leash on life for Dulux paint products
21 December 2022
The Australian Government has accredited Dulux’s recycling and remanufacturing scheme for used plastic paint pails, packaging and other paint related material—Dulux Project Earth.
COP15: UN Biodiversity Conference in Montreal reaches historic agreement
19 December 2022
Media statement about the UN Biodiversity Conference in Montreal
Australia to host global Nature Positive Summit
17 December 2022
Today, at COP15 in Montreal, I announced Australia will host a global Nature Positive Summit, to help supercharge private investment in protecting and repairing our environment.