The second edition of Australia's Environment: Issues and Trends (cat. no. 4613.0) is due for release in March 2003. The publication explores the relationships between Australia's society, economy and environment and focuses on the economic and other values that can be placed on Australia's environment and natural resources. It explains ways of measuring economic, social and environmental changes and conditions, and the economic aspects and environmental impacts of the agriculture, forestry and mining industries. The topic of waste and waste management in Australia is also addressed. Contact Beth Edwards on (02) 6252 5553, email email@example.com.