The national and State governments provide continuing opportunities to be involved in the laws designed to protect native plants and animals.
- The Building Sustainability Index (BASIX) is a NSW program designed to reduce energy and water consumption in NSW homes. The National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS) is a national program designed to measure energy efficiency, waste management, and water use in homes across Australia. There are ongoing opportunities for the public to participate in these programs. Some are compulsory and some are voluntary.
- Visit the Australian Government’s public consultation portal, where a range of proposals are exhibited for public comment.
- Engage in the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage Community Engagement Forum, where a range of environment and heritage initiatives are discussed.
- Visit the NSW Government’s Have Your Say website, where a range of proposals are discussed, and exhibited for public comment.