Government response to the ACT State of the Environment report 2007-08.

The State of the Environment Report 2007–08 covers the period from 1 July 2003 to 30 June 2007 and contains 59 recommendations. The report was tabled in the Legislative Assembly on 7 August 2008. The Government tabled its response in June 2009. The Government’s response was positive and agrees or agrees in principle with the Commissioner’s recommendations.

| Key findings | Issues | Indicators | Snapshots | Acknowledgements |

The key findings:

| Overview and recommendations | Progressing sustainability |

The main issues:

| Air quality | Catchment quality | Climate and greenhouse | Community wellbeing | Conserving bidioversity | Resource use |

The issues discuss change in the ACT environment at a relatively broad level. They are good overview documents for anyone wanting a summary of the state of the ACT's environment. The more detailed, technical information is contained in the indicators listed further down this page.

The indicator results:

The indicator papers provide a detailed technical discussion of the data used to assess the ACT's environment. They are useful for anyone wanting to gain an understanding of the data from which the conclusions and recommendations in the issues were made.