United Nations Environment Programme

released 18 February 2021

This report presents a scientific blueprint for how climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution can be tackled jointly within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals. The report is a synthesis based on evidence from global environmental assessments.


Productivity Commission

released 11 February 2021

This draft report assesses the progress of the Australian, State and Territory governments towards achieving the objectives and outcomes of the National Water Initiative (NWI), and provides practical advice on future directions for national water reform.


Australian Government Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources

released 5 February 2021

This Future Fuels Strategy: Discussion Paper sets out the Australian Government’s direction and practical actions that will enable the private sector to commercially deploy low emissions road transport technologies at scale.



released 28 January 2021

This report shows that cumulatively, Australian businesses are making huge investments in renewable energy. Aussie companies have so far committed to the clean energy equivalent to powering 1.3 million homes – more than all the homes in Brisbane and Perth combined!


Professor Graeme Samuel AC, Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, Canberra

released 28 January 2021

The 38 recommendations in this Review amount to substantial and necessary reforms to reverse
the current state of environmental decline. They will enable Australia to meet future development
needs in a sustainable way and will support long-term economic growth, environmental improvement
and the effective protection of Australia’s iconic places and heritage for the benefit of current and
future generations.