About us

What we do


The Department of Environment Affairs is responsible for safeguarding our natural environment; supporting world-leading conservation programs.



Our Purpose


The Department of Environment Affairs is a Director General’s department which supports the Department of Works.

Our purpose is to unleash the economic potential of conservation and champion the environment. The department will explore and develop green initiatives both at home and abroad. With the mission of preserving our natural environment; returning derelict or neglected reserves into safe protected green spaces.



Our priorities


Our priorities are to:

  • support the green investment programs of the foundation
  • conserve the worlds natural habitats
  • prevent deforestation


We work with


We work with many other departments, including:

  • Championship Office
  • Director General’s Office
  • Grants and Outgo Office


We're also responsible for:

  • Forest Research
  • Water Research


The office report to:

  • Director General's Office


Reports & Documents


None to report