Australian Government, Department of Agriculture and Water Resources,
ABARES

released 21 February 2019

Australia’s State of the Forests Report 2018 (SOFR 2018) is the fifth in a series of nationalfive-yearly reports on Australia’s forests, and covers a range of social, economic and environmental values.

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Climate Council

released 26 February 2019

The Climate Council report – Ageing and Unprepared: Energy in New South Wales – examines the state’s ongoing dependence on coal and gas power stations and its tardy transition to renewable energy.

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Centre for International Governance Innovation

released 21 February 2019

This examination highlights the existing reporting gaps within these reporting frameworks and explores a set of conditions that may help organizations and financial institutions act in a socially responsible corporate behaviour that prioritizes sustainability, the health of the environment and the future of the planet.

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The Institute for Public Policy Research

released 12 February 2019

This paper argues that three shifts in understanding across political and policy communities are required: of the scale and pace of environmental breakdown, the implications for societies, and the subsequent need for transformative change.

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Independent panel for the Australian Government

released 20 February 2019

The findings and recommendations reported in this interim report are provisional. Additional consultation and research will be undertaken over the next few weeks. The technical workshop at Stage 6 in this assessment will provide critical analysis of the panel’s thinking by subject matter experts and valuable guidance on improving the utility of our recommendations.

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Senate Standing Committees on Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade

released 14 February 2019

On 4 December 2017 the Senate referred the following matter to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee for inquiry and report by 29 November 2018: United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

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