Join educators at the Australian National Botanic Gardens on a 40 hectare outdoor living classroom for an array of hands-on engaging, curriculum-linked educational experiences. Students will have the unique experience of seeing native plants from four of Australia's major ecosystems within one easily accessible site.
The Australian Government has introduced a record keeping scheme to help bird keepers keep adequate records, minimising the risk of acquiring illegally traded birds, and reducing disease and pest risks in Australia from illegally imported birds.
Compare the fuel consumption of different vehicles sold in Australia between 1986 and 2003. The Fuel Consumption Guide database includes passenger cars and four-wheel drives, and light commercial vehicles up to 2.7 tonnes gross vehicle mass.
If you want to export or import hazardous waste, or move it in or out of Australia (transit) you must apply for a permit to do so.
The Australian National Shipwrecks Database (ANSDB) includes all known shipwrecks in Australian waters. The information in the ANSDB has been collected by each of the State and Territory historic shipwreck agencies or supplied by collecting institutions holding historic shipwreck objects.
If you wish to conduct research or any commercial activity in a Commonwealth Park or Reserve, or carry out certain recreational or other activities, you need a permit. Activities must be consistent with the Management Plan for the park or reserve in which the activity is to be conducted.
Find out about emissions in your area. Search the National Pollutant Inventory (NPI) for free information about substance emissions in Australia.
Australia regulates the loading and dumping of waste at sea under the Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1981 (the Sea Dumping Act). The Sea Dumping Act also fulfils Australia's international obligations under the London Protocol to prevent marine pollution by controlling dumping of wastes and other matter. Permits are required for all sea dumping operations including dumping off vessels, platforms or other man-made structures and for burials at sea.
The species profile and threats database is designed to provide information about species and ecological communities listed under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.
View the water efficiency on new household products, including washing machines, dishwashers, toilets, urinals, taps and showers before you buy.