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Inquiry into Australia's biodiversity in a changing climate

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Final Report

On Monday 17 June 2013, the House Standing Committee on Climate Change, Environment and the Arts tabled its final report on the inquiry into Australia’s biodiversity in a changing climate entitled Managing Australia's biodiversity in a changing climate: the way forward. The Chair and Deputy-Chair's tabling statements can be found at this link.

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This report is comprised of preliminary pages, 7 chapters, minority report and 3 appendices.


Managing Australia's biodiversity in a changing climate: the way forward

Preliminary pages (PDF 128KB)
Contents, Foreword, Committee Membership, Terms of Reference, List of Abbreviations and List of Recommendations

Chapter 1 (PDF 169KB)
Introduction to biodiversity and the inquiry

Chapter 2 (PDF 222KB)
Biodiversity, human communities and the economy

Chapter 3 (PDF 135KB)
Sustainable use of natural resources

Chapter 4 (PDF 182KB)
Connectivity conservation

Chapter 5 (PDF 303KB)
Climate change adaptation strategies

Chapter 6 (PDF 158KB)
Natural resource management

Chapter 7 (PDF 216KB)
Governance Issues

Minority Report
Mrs Nola Marino MP

Appendix A (PDF 44KB)
List of submissions

Appendix B (PDF 55KB)
List of exhibits

Appendix C (PDF 83KB)
List of site inspections and public hearings

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