Environmental Biosecurity

On 26 June 2014 the Senate referred the following matter for inquiry and report by 3 December 2014:

The adequacy of arrangements to prevent the entry and establishment of invasive species likely to harm Australia's natural environment.

The closing date for submissions is 12 August 2014.

On 24 November 2014, the Senate granted an extension of the reporting date until 4 March 2015.

On 3 March 2015, the Senate granted a further extension of time to report until 13 May 2015.

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 adequacy of arrangements to prevent the entry and establishment of invasive species likely to harm Australia's natural environment, including recent biosecurity performance and Australia's state of preparedness for new environmental incursions.

Past Public Hearings

11 Nov 2014: SYDNEY, NSW
10 Nov 2014: HOBART, TAS
31 Oct 2014: CANBERRA, ACT

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Inquiry Status

Report tabled

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