Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Standing) Bill 2015

On 20 August 2015 the Senate referred the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Standing) Bill 2015 for inquiry and report.

The closing date for submissions is Friday, 11 September 2015.  The reporting date is Monday, 12 October 2015

The hearings scheduled for 17, 21, 23 and 24 September 2015 have been postponed.

On 12 October 2015, the Senate granted an extension of time to report by the second last sitting day in February 2016.

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

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

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About this inquiry

The bill would repeal section 487 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (section 487 currently extends standing to seek judicial review of decisions to certain individuals, organisations and associations).

Inquiry Status

Report Tabled

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