Trials of Environmental Asset Condition Accounts in Australia

Peter Cosier and Carla Sbrocchi submitted the paper Trials of Environmental Asset Condition Accounts in Australia United Nations Statistics Division, Seventh Meeting of the UN Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting, Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatistica in Rio de Janeiro, 11 to 13 June 2012.



Board and staff of the Regional Natural Resources bodies participating in the trials, the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, the CSIRO, and the Department of Sustainability and Environment, the secretariat of the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, and funding support from the Ian Potter Foundation.

Members of the Australian Regional Natural Resources Management Groups Environmental Accounts Trials Steering Committee, Members of the Scientific Standards and Accreditation Committee, and Members of the Technical Environmental Accounting Standards Committee.

Examples used in this paper are based on information provided by the SEQ Catchments in Queensland and the Namoi Catchment Management Authority in New South Wales.