Terms of Reference

The Committee inquired into and reported on the impact of ‘green tape’ and issues related to environmental regulation and deregulation. The inquiry had particular regard to:

  • jurisdictional arrangements, regulatory requirements and the potential for deregulation;
  • the balance between regulatory burdens and environmental benefits;
  • areas for improved efficiency and effectiveness of the regulatory framework; and
  • legislation governing environmental regulation, and the potential for deregulation.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 4580
Fax: +61 2 6277 4424