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Integrated Catchment Management commenced

1996 – The Queensland Government initiative provided catchments with policy and strategic direction and a framework for long-term planning which addressed the sustainable management of land, water, vegetation and biological resources. The approach of integrating all sectors was critical to the formation of SEQ Catchments […]

Natural Heritage Trust established

1995 – The development and implementation of the Natural Heritage Trust meant the Australian Government formally recognised urgent action was necessary to prevent further decline in the quality of Australia’s natural environment. A total of $1.5 billion had been made available between 1996-2002 due to the government’s partial sale of..Read More […]

Decade of Landcare announced

1989 – The rise of the National Landcare Program began in the hands of the National Farmers Federation and the Australian Conservation Foundation. For the first time, the Australian Government formally recognised the importance of environmental sustainability. In July 1989, the federal government announced its “Decade of Landcare” and contributed..Read More […]

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