Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities portfolio

Supplementary Budget Estimates 2012-2013 (October 2012)

Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities portfolio

Index of questions on notice


Index of questions on notice 

Monday 15 & Tuesday, 16 October 2012 (PDF 801KB)

Tabled documents



by Dr Wright, copy of Heatcraft Australia Pty Ltd letter re Refrigerant Price Increases, dated 6 June 2012 (PDF 256KB

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: CSD
 q184-200 (PDF 696KB)
 q201-206 (PDF 595KB)
 q207-215 (PDF 612KB)
 q216-226 (PDF 1252KB)
 q227-251 (PDF 1200KB)
Corporate: PCD (PDF 1416KB)
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
  Program 1.1: Sustainable Management of Natural Resources and the Environment (PDF 1581KB)
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (PDF 428KB)
  Program 1.2: Environmental Information and Research  
Outcome 2: Improved sustainability of Australia's population, communities and environment through coordination and development of sustainable population and communities policies, supporting affordable housing and the reduction and regulation of waste, pollutants and hazardous substances
  Program 2.1: Management of Hazardous Wastes, Substances and Pollutants (PDF 39KB)
  Program 2.2: Sustainable Communities (PDF 153KB)
Outcome 3: Advancement of Australia's strategic, scientific, environmental and economic interests in the Antarctic by protecting, administering and research the region
  Program 3.1: Antarctica: Science, Policy and Presence  (PDF 13KB)
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
  Program 4.1: Water Reform (PDF 1438KB)
Murray-Darling Basin Authority
(PDF 1707KB)
National Water Commission (PDF 170KB)
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 and Environment
    Office of the Supervising Scientist 
(PDF 1432KB)
  Program 5.2: Environmental Regulation (PDF 850KB)
Outcome 6: Protection and restoration of environmental assets through the management and use of Commonwealth environmental water  
  Program 6.1: Commonwealth Environmental Water
   Commonwealth Environmental Water Office 
(PDF 627KB)

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