For the first time, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has released data on the changing value of Australia’s environmental assets.
Over the last 10 years, the environmental assets that support our economy have doubled in value. Australia’s minerals, forests, farmland and clean water are now worth an estimated $6 trillion!
ABC news recently published an article on the topic, featuring commentary from GFS Professor, Mike Young. To read more about why there has been a doubling in value and what this means for Australia, click here.