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Second Reading Speeches

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Save the Koala) Bill 2021

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
HANSON-YOUNG, Sen Sarah
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
to: prevent the minister from approving an action which involves the clearing of koala habitat; and remove the exemption of regional forest agreements from requirements of the Act where there is, may, or is likely to have significant impacts on koalas.