| 3 December 2007|| 14 September 2010|
| Department of the Environment and Water Resources|
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
Commonwealth of Australia
David Borthwick, Secretary (2007‑09)
Robyn Kruk, Secretary (2009‑10)
The Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts was an Australian Government department that existed between December 2007 and September 2010.
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts Wikipedia
Information about the department's functions and/or government funding allocation could be found in the Administrative Arrangements Orders, the annual Portfolio Budget Statements and in the Department's annual reports.
According to the Administrative Arrangements Order (AAO) made at the Department's establishment, the Department dealt with:Environment protection and conservation of biodiversity
National fuel quality standards
Administration of the Australian Antarctic Territory, and the Territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Natural, built and movable cultural heritage
Water policy and resources
Cultural affairs, including support for the arts
Community and household renewable energy programs