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Do I need a permit or approval?
Not sure if you need a permit? Find out what activities need a permit, and how to apply.
I want to apply for a grant or funding
Learn about our funding and investment programs aimed at protecting the environment.
Planning work that may impact the environment?
Find out if national environmental law might impact your work, and what you need to do.
I want to import or export animals or plants
Planning to bring plants, animals or related products into or out of Australia? Make sure you understand your responsibilities.
What we do
Protecting the environment
Find out how we regulate and enforce legislation to protect our environment.
Find out how Australia is addressing climate change while helping to reduce costs for households and businesses.
Find energy information from a range of Australian sources, and practical advice for your home or business.
Great Barrier Reef
Like other reefs throughout the world, our Great Barrier Reef is under pressure. Learn more about what we're doing to protect it.
How we manage some of Australia's most stunning natural areas.
Protecting our heritage
World, National and Commonwealth heritage lists, international projects, historic shipwrecks and more.