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DECC annual report 2008-09

DECC's annual report 2008-09 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.

All files are in pdf format and require acrobat reader

Dowload the report in sections:

1 Overview deccar0809sec1_09579.pdf 1.33MB

  • Letter to the Minister
  • Director General's review
  • EPA Board
  • About DECC
  • Executive and organisational structure 
  • Performance summary 2008-09
  • Financial summary

2 Climate change and its impacts are minimised to protect the environment, the economy and community wellbeing deccar0809sec2_09579.pdf 1.61MB

  • 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 deccar0809sec3_09579.pdf 1.18MB

  • 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 deccar0809sec4_09579.pdf 1.82MB

  • 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 deccar0809sec5_09579.pdf 1.13MB

  • Corporate governance
  • A leader in sustainability and environmental performance
  • Internal and external connections and customer satisfaction with DECC services
  • A safe and healthy workplace with good knowledge and information to make decisions
  • Skilled people and smart systems

Financials deccar0809financials_09579.pdf 1.42MB

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

Appendices deccar0809appendices_09579.pdf 573KB

  • 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
  • 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