Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (South Australia)

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Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
Agency overview
Formed 1 July 2012
Superseding agency
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Jurisdiction State of South Australia
Agency executives
  • Ian Hunter (politician),
    Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation
    Minister for Water and the River Murray
  • Sandy Pitcher, Chief Executive
Website http://www.environment.sa.gov.au/
DEWNR CEO Sandy Pitcher presiding at the CCSA's 2015 Awards Night, 17 December 2015.

The Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources is a department of the Government of South Australia. It was created on 1 July 2012 by the merger of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the Department for Water.[1] It is responsible for ensuring that South Australia's natural resources are managed productively and sustainably, while improving the condition and resilience of the state's natural environment.

Origins[edit]

Prior to the establishment of DEWNR, the environment portfolio was administered by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). Prior to that, it was administered by the Department of Environment and Heritage (DEH).

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