Permits are required for all sea dumping operations including dumping off vessels, platforms or other man-made structures and for burials at sea. Australia has International obligations to prevent marine pollution by controlling dumping of wastes and other matter.
Each state and territory has a Seniors Card scheme providing government concessions and participating business discounts on a range of goods and services. Find links to state and territory card providers.
Allows farmers and others find out the likely soil types on their property. Discover the soil’s secrets, how it holds water, its clay content, acidity and other attributes important for agriculture and land management.
CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Australia has a federal system of government with a national parliament and legislative assemblies and councils (parliaments) in each state and territory. Find links to state parliaments and members contact information.
Lets you find a 7 day weather forecast and the UV level and sun protection times for your local area in Australia. Personalise the sun protection alert to remind you of the daily sun protection times or use the vitamin D Tracker to find out if you are getting enough UV exposure. Sun protection times are based on the UV information issued daily by the Bureau of Meteorology.
If you work while visiting Australia on a temporary resident visa, your employer may be required to pay superannuation (super) on your behalf to a super fund. Explains what you can do with your super after you leave Australia.