4613.0 - Australia's Environment: Issues and Trends, 2006  
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AUSTRALIA'S ENVIRONMENT: ISSUES AND TRENDS 2006


This is the third edition in a series that presents a broad selection of environmental statistics and information on topical environmental issues. It draws on a wide range of ABS statistics and statistics from other official sources. It is in two parts - a feature article (on solid waste in Australia) and trends, which have been divided into: population and urban, human activities, atmosphere, water, and landscape.


PREFACE AND GENERAL INFORMATION

FEATURE ARTICLE: SOLID WASTE IN AUSTRALIA


This feature focuses on the non-hazardous solid waste generated by our communities and emerging issues such as household hazardous waste and electronic waste (e-waste).

TRENDS

Population and urban trends
Population
Households
Economic Growth (GDP)
Household income and wealth
Consumption

Human activity trends
Energy
Waste
People's Attitudes

Atmosphere trends
Greenhouse Gases
Climate Change
Ozone
Air quality

Water trends
Water Use
Water Conservation
Water Quality
Marine and Coastal Waters

Landscape trends
Land
Biodiversity


APPROACH


APPENDIX A: FRAMEWORKS AND INDICATORS



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