| 30 January 2007|
| 3 December 2007|
| Department of the Environment and Heritage|
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
Commonwealth of Australia
The Department of the Environment and Water Resources was an Australian government department that existed between January and December 2007.
Department of the Environment and Water Resources 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, in the Department's annual reports and on the Department's website.
At its creation, the Department was responsible for: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
Greenhouse policy coordination
Water policy and resources
The Department was an Australian Public Service department, staffed by officials who were responsible to the Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, Malcolm Turnbull. The Secretary of the Department was David Borthwick.