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House Standing Committee on Climate Change, Water, Environment and the Arts

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Inquiry into climate change and environmental impacts on coastal communities

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Terms of Reference

Inquiry into climate change and environmental impacts on coastal communities The committee will inquire into and report on issues related to climate change and environmental pressures experienced by Australian coastal areas, particularly in the context of coastal population growth. The inquiry will have particular regard to:

The inquiry was referred to the committee by the Hon Peter Garrett AM MP, the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts, and Senator the Hon Penny Wong, the Minister for Climate Change and Water, on 20 March 2008.

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