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DECC annual report 2007-08

DECC's annual report 2007-08 provides information to Parliament and the public about our activities, performance and finances, as required by the Annual Reports (Departments) Act 1985 and the Public Finance and Audit Act 1983.

Follow the links to download the DECC 2007-08 Annual Report.

DECC annual report 2007-08

(all files are in pdf format and require acrobat reader)

Dowload the report in sections:

1 Overview deccar0708sec1_08424.pdf 1.71MB

  • Letter to the Minister
  • Director General's review
  • EPA Board
  • About DECC
  • Executive and organisational structure 
  • Performance summary 2006-07 
  • Financial summary
2 Climate change and its impacts are minimised to protect the environment, the economy and community wellbeing deccar0708sec2_08424.pdf 2MB
  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions
  • Encourage the NSW community to adapt to climate change
  • Minimise and manage increased risks to life, property and the environment
  • Support business, industry and government in operating sustainably
  • Support individuals, families and communities in living more sustainably

3 A healthier and cleaner environment protecting both ecological and human health deccar0708sec3_08424.pdf 1.59MB

  • Prevent, reduce or mitigate air, water and noise pollution and other adverse environmental impacts
  • Remediate or restore degraded environments
  • Improve community wellbeing
  • Eliminate unnecessary regulation
4 Integrated landscape management for long-term ecological, social and economic sustainability deccar0708sec4_08424.pdf 2.26MB
  • Improve the condition of natural resources
  • Protect and restore biodiversity and native vegetation
  • Contribute to increased tourism, community wellbeing and regional development through parks and reserves
  • Conserve natural and cultural values through an integrated system of public and private lands
  • Protect and revitalise Aboriginal culture and heritage
  • Increase Aboriginal participation in land, water and natural resource management

5 A credible, efficient and effective organisation deccar0708sec5_08424.pdf 1.54MB

  • Corporate governance
  • A leader in sustainability and environmental performance
  • Internal and external connections
  • A safe and healthy workplace
  • A 'one-DECC' culture
  • Skilled people and smart systems
  • Good knowledge and information to make decisions
  • Customer satisfaction with DECC services

Financials deccar0708finance_08424.pdf 2.12MB

  • Department of Environment and Climate Change 
  • Environment Protection Authority
  • Marine Parks Authority

Appendices deccar0708appendices_08424.pdf 1.15MB

  • Statement of responsibility
  • Performance of senior staff
  • Principal officers
  • EPA Board members' curricula vitae
  • Significant statutory bodies and advisory committees
  • Staff statistics
  • Legislation and legal changes
  • Infringements and prosecutions
  • DECC-managed lands and waters
  • Statement of affairs
  • Freedom of information applications
  • Guarantee of service
  • Information Centre and Environment Line statistics
  • Publications
  • Papers published and presented 
  • Overseas visits by staff
  • Consultancies
  • Grants to community organisations
  • Major works
  • Major assets
  • Indexes

Page last updated: 26 February 2011