Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Retaining Federal Approval Powers) Bill 2012

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Retaining Federal Approval Powers) Bill 2012

12 March 2013

© Commonwealth of Australia 2013
ISBN 978-1-74229-755-2

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Committee membership (PDF 36KB)
 
Chapter 1 - Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Retaining Federal Approval Powers) Bill 2012 (PDF 84KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Summary of the bill
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
COAG reform agenda
Overview of the provisions of the bill

 
Chapter 2 - Issues arising in relation to the bill (PDF 126KB)

Submissions
Support for the EPBC Act
Improving efficiency
Managing conflict of interest
An incentive to approve
Lack of evidence that the current process is hampering investment
Confidence in the states and territories
Securing Australia's natural heritage
International obligations
Committee view
Conclusion

 
Coalition Additional Comments (PDF 46KB)
 
Australian Greens – Dissenting Report (PDF 27KB)
 
Appendix 1 - Submissions, form letters and answers to questions taken on notice (PDF 26KB)
 
Appendix 2 - Public hearings (PDF 11KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818
Email: ec.sen@aph.gov.au

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