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Corporate entry Department of the Environment and Heritage (1998 - )

Commonwealth of Australia

From
21 October 1998
Parkes, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Functions
Advisory or Regulatory Body, Conservation or Environment and Meteorology
Alternative Names
  • Environment Australia
Website
http://www.deh.gov.au/index.html
Reference No
CA 8614
Legal Status
Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Location
Parkes, Australian Capital Territory

Summary

The Department of the Environment and Heritage, also known as Environment Australia, replaced the Department of the Environment on October 21, 1998. The Department controls agencies such as the Bureau of Meteorology, Antarctic Division, Australian Heritage Commission and Environmental Protection Authority.

From their website 21 July 2000: 'The goals of the Department are to develop, in the national interest, a proper recognition of environmental, social and related economic values in government decision-making and activities; and to improve the quality of the decision-making process, program delivery and communication by ensuring that Government has available to it reliable information and advice and efficient delivery mechanisms.'

The Department of Environment of Heritage is registered with the Australian Taxation Office and has the ABN: 34 190 894 98

Timeline

 1901 - 1916 Department of Home Affairs [I], Central Office
       1916 - 1928 Department of Home and Territories, Central Office
             1928 - 1932 Department of Home Affairs [II], Central Office
                   1932 - 1939 Department of the Interior [I], Central Administration
                         1939 - 1972 Department of the Interior [II], Central Office
                               1972 - 1975 Department of Environment and Conservation
                               1972 - 1975 Department of Science [I], Central Office
                                     1975 Department of the Environment [I]
                                     1975 Department of Science and Consumer Affairs, Central Office
                                           1975 - 1978 Department of Science [II], Central Office
                                           1975 - 1978 Department of Environment, Housing and Community Development
                                                 1978 - 1980 Department of Science and the Environment, Central Office
                                                       1978 - 1980 Department of Science and the Environment, Central Office
                                                       1980 - 1984 Department of Science and Technology, Central Office
                                                             1980 - 1984 Department of Home Affairs and Environment
                                                             1984 - 1987 Department of Science [III], Central Office
                                                                   1984 - 1987 Department of Arts, Heritage and Environment
                                                                   1987 - 1993 Department of Administrative Services [III], Central Office
                                                                         1987 - 1991 Department of the Arts, Sport, the Environment, Tourism and Territories, Central Office
                                                                               1991 - 1993 Department of the Arts, Sport, the Environment and Territories, Central Office
                                                                                     1993 - 1997 Department of the Environment, Sport and Territories, Central Office
                                                                                           1994 - 1998 Department of Communications and the Arts
                                                                                           1997 - 1998 Department of the Environment [II], Central Office
                                                                                                 1998 - Department of the Environment and Heritage

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Ailie Smith