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Sustainability

Commonwealth Government bodies

The following Commonwealth Government Departments have had lead responsibility for input into the Voluntary National Review for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. (Source) 

Table of links to Commonwealth Government departments
Goal Lead Department Supporting Department
1: No Poverty Department of Social Services

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet 

Australian Bureau of Statistics 

Department of Home Affairs 

2: Zero Hunger  Department of Agriculture  Department of Health 
3: Good Health and Wellbeing  Department of Health  Department of Agriculture 
4: Quality Education  Department of Education   
5: Gender Equality  Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet  Department of Social Services 
6: Clean Water and Sanitation  Department of Agriculture  Department of the Environment and Energy 
7: Affordable and Clean Energy  Department of the Environment and Energy Department of Industry, Innovation and Science 
8: Decent Work and Economic Growth  Department of the Treasury 

Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business 

Australian Bureau of Statistics 

9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure  Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development 

Department of Industry, Innovation and Science 

Department of Communications and the Arts 

10: Reduced Inequalities  Department of the Treasury 

Department of Social Services 

Department of Home Affairs 

11: Sustainable Cities and Communities  Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development 

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet 

Department of Communications and the Arts 

Department of Home Affairs 

12: Responsible Consumption and Production  Department of the Environment and Energy 

Department of Agriculture 

Department of Finance 

13: Climate Action  Department of the Environment and Energy 

Department of Agriculture 

Department of Home Affairs 

14: Life Below Water  Department of the Environment and Energy 

Department of Agriculture  

Department of Home Affairs 

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development 

15: Life on Land  Department of the Environment and Energy  Department of Agriculture  
16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions  Attorney-General’s Department  Department of Defence 
17: Partnerships for the Goals  Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade 

Department of the Treasury 

Australian Bureau of Statistics 

 

Australian Government Departments

Use the adjoining tabs to access lists of legislation administered by government environment departments, as well as regulations/rules/by-laws/policies/etc. administered by authorities in each State or Territory.