House of Representatives Committees

Committee activities (inquiries and reports)

41st Parliament (November 2004 - October 2007)
Standing Committee on Environment and Heritage

Inquiry into the Environmental Implications of the ‘Sea Change’ Phenomenon (lapsed on the prorogation of the 41st Parliament)

Managing the Flow - Inquiry into the regulation of plumbing product quality in Australia
Parliamentary paper tba/2007;tabled 19 September 2007
Date of Government Response: No response to date

Sustainability for survival - creating a climate for change: report on the inquiry into a sustainability charter
Parliamentary paper tba/2007; presented to the Speaker 5 September 2007; tabled in the House 17 September 2007
Date of Government Response: No response to date

Sustainable Cities: report on the inquiry into sustainable cities
Parliamentary paper 215/2005; Tabled 12 September 2005
Date of Government Response: No response to date

40th Parliament (February 2002 - August 2004)
Standing Committee on Environment and Heritage

Inquiry into sustainable cities (lapsed)

Employment in the environment sector: Methods, Measurements and Messages
Inquiry into employment in the environment sector
Parliamentary paper 403/2003; Tabled 1 December 2003
Date of Government Response: 6 December 2005 (PDF 123KB)

39th Parliament (December 1998 - October 2001)
Standing Committee on Environment and Heritage

Public good conservation: Our challenge for the 21st century
Inquiry into public good conservation - Impact of environmental measures imposed on landholders.
Parliamentary paper 231/2001; Tabled 27 September 2001
Date of Government Response: No response to date

Co-ordinating Catchment Management
Inquiry into catchment management
Parliamentary paper 27/2001; Tabled 26 February 2001
Date of Government Response: 4 December 2003 (PDF 8078KB)

Review of the Department of the Environment's annual report 1997-98
Parliamentary paper 263/99; Tabled 21 June 1999
Date of Government Response: 8 June 2000 (PDF 470KB)

38th Parliament (May 1996 - August 1998)
Standing Committee on Environment, Recreation and the Arts

Regulatory arrangements for trading in greenhouse gas emissions - Interim Report
Parliamentary paper 151/98; Tabled 23 November 1998 (presented to the Speaker on 25 August 1998)
Date of Government Response: 11 May 1999 (PDF 5KB)

Rethinking the funding of community sporting and recreational facilities: A sporting chance
Parliamentary paper 305/97; Tabled 17 November 1997
Date of Government Response: 30 June 1998 (Word 94KB)

Environmental Management of Commonwealth Land
Parliamentary paper 45/97; Tabled 24 March 1997
Date of Government Response: 11 May 1999 (PDF 5KB)

Managing Australia's World Heritage
Parliamentary paper 193/96; Tabled 4 November 1996
Date of Government Response: 8 April 1998 (HTML)

Register of Committee Reports

For a list of reports by this Committee, see the Register of Committee Reports (1901 to current day).

Copies of submissions and transcripts of public hearings

Printed volumes of submissions and transcripts of evidence taken at public hearings for each of the above reports can be reviewed at the National Library of Australia or with the Committee Secretariat.

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