Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities portfolio

Budget Estimates 2013-2014 (May 2013)

Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities portfolio

Index of questions on notice

Tuesday, 28 and Wednesday, 29 May 2013   (PDF 529KB)

Clarifications/corrections of evidence

Mr Cochrane, Director of National Parks, dated 7 June 2013,
re use of helicopters for feral animal management
(PDF 172KB)
Mr Papps, CEWO, dated 17 June 2013, re Commonwealth environmental water holdings (PDF 176KB)
Mr Cochrane, Director of National Parks, dated 28 June 2013,
re rental subsidies for staff on Christmas Island
(PDF 127KB)
Ms Harwood, FAS, Water Efficiency Division, dated 28 June 2013,
re funds in SRWUIP
(PDF 175KB)

Answers to questions on notice 

Department of the Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities


Answers to general questions that cross all departmental outcomes/programs Corporate:
(PDF 1612KB)
 q147-160 (PDF 1180KB )

PCD: (PDF 936KB)
Outcome 1: The conservation and protection of Australia's terrestrial and marine biodiversity and ecosystems through supporting research, developing information, supporting natural resource management, and establishing and managing Commonwealth protected areas
Bureau of Meteorology (PDF 149KB)
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (PDF 372KB)
Director of National Parks   (PDF 213KB)
Program 1.1: Sustainable Management of Natural Resources and the Environment (PDF 740KB)
Program 1.2: Environmental Information and Research (PDF 71KB)
Program 1.3: Carbon Pollution Reduction - Land Sector Initiatives & Land Sector Taskforce (PDF 465KB)
Outcome 2: Improved sustainability of Australia's population, communities and environment through coordination and development of sustainable population and communities policies, and the reduction and regulation of waste, pollutants and hazardous substances
Program 2.1: Management of Hazardous Wastes, Substances and Pollutants (PDF 203KB)
Program 2.2:  Sustainable Communities   (PDF 53KB)
Outcome 3: Advancement of Australia's strategic, scientific, environmental and economic interests in the Antarctic by protecting, administering and researching the region
 Program 3.1: Antarctica: Science, Policy and Presence  (PDF 65KB)
Outcome 4: Adaptation to climate change, wise water use, secure water supplies and improved health of rivers, waterways and freshwater ecosystems by supporting research, and reforming the management and use of water resources
 Murray-Darling Basin
(PDF 499KB)
Program 4.1: Water Reform (PDF 552KB)
Outcome 5: Increased protection, awareness and appreciation of Australia's  environment and heritage through regulating matters of national environmental significance and the identification, conservation and celebration of natural, Indigenous and historic places of national and World Heritage significance
Program 5.1: Conservation of Australia's Heritage  (PDF 874KB)
Office of the Supervising Scientist (PDF 117KB)
Program 5.2: Environmental Regulation (PDF 1383KB)
Outcome 6: Protection and restoration of environmental assets through the management and use of Commonwealth environmental water
Commonwealth Environmental Water Office (PDF 265KB)
Program 6.1 Commonwealth Environmental Water (PDF 398KB)

For further information, contact:

Research/Estimates Officer
Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818