Directory of Legislation
On this page you will find a list of legislation and legislative instruments applicable to compliance management at UNE. Clicking on the name will take you to more information, where a link is provided. This may be an external website or document.
(a) to conserve biodiversity at bioregional and State scales, and
(b) to maintain the diversity and quality of ecosystems and enhance their capacity to adapt to change and provide for the needs of future generations, and
(c) to improve, share and use knowledge, including local and traditional Aboriginal ecological knowledge, about biodiversity conservation, and
(d) to support biodiversity conservation in the context of a changing climate, and
(e) to support collating and sharing data, and monitoring and reporting on the status of biodiversity and the effectiveness of conservation actions, and
(f) to assess the extinction risk of species and ecological communities, and identify key threatening processes, through an independent and rigorous scientific process, and
(g) to regulate human interactions with wildlife by applying a risk-based approach, and
(h) to support conservation and threat abatement action to slow the rate of biodiversity loss and conserve threatened species and ecological communities in nature, and
(i) to support and guide prioritised and strategic investment in biodiversity conservation, and
(j) to encourage and enable landholders to enter into voluntary agreements over land for the conservation of biodiversity, and
(k) to establish a framework to avoid, minimise and offset the impacts of proposed development and land use change on biodiversity, and
(l) to establish a scientific method for assessing the likely impacts on biodiversity values of proposed development and land use change, for calculating measures to offset those impacts and for assessing improvements in biodiversity values, and
(m) to establish market-based conservation mechanisms through which the biodiversity impacts of development and land use change can be offset at landscape and site scales, and
(n) to support public consultation and participation in biodiversity conservation and decision-making about biodiversity conservation, and
(o) to make expert advice and knowledge available to assist the Minister in the administration of this Act.
The objects of this Act are the following:
(a) to provide for managing the following:
(i) biosecurity risks;
(ii) the risk of contagion of a listed human disease or any other infectious human disease;
(iii) the risk of listed human diseases or any other infectious human diseases entering Australian territory or a part of Australian territory, or emerging, establishing themselves or spreading in Australian territory or a part of Australian territory;
(iv) risks related to ballast water;
(v) biosecurity emergencies and human biosecurity emergencies;
(b) to give effect to Australiaâ€™s international rights and obligations, including under the International Health Regulations, the SPS Agreement, the Ballast Water Convention, the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and the Biodiversity Convention.
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(a) to promote the disclosure of information about the energy efficiency of buildings; and
(b) to contribute to the achievement of Australiaâ€™s greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets.