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Second Reading Speeches

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Amendment Bill 2007

Type
Government
Portfolio
Environment and Water Resources
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Parliament no
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Summary

Following government endorsement of the recommendations of the Review of the Corporate Governance of Statutory Authorities and Office Holders (the Uhrig Review), the bill amends the

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975
to implement changes to the governance arrangements of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. Also provides for: a periodic outlook report; development of zoning plans for the Marine Park; and replaces the Great Barrier Reef Consultative Committee with a non-statutory advisory board.