17. Support the delivery of major WA Government infrastructure projects by replacing the current system of acquiring environmental offsets separately with a coordinated bioregional approach, including:
- identifying priority conservation areas for protection, acquisition and on-ground management, regenerative projects and/or research projects where state agencies and government trading enterprises can direct funds to meet environmental offset requirements
- implementing and administering centrally coordinated funds consistent with the principles and operation of other pooled environmental offset funds.
WA Government response
The WA Government responded to Foundation for a stronger tomorrow in February 2023. Recommendation 17 is fully supported. For further information please refer to the response document.
Enable environmental sustainability and resilience, and address climate change
Enhance cross-government coordination and planning