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.