Terms of Reference

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy will inquire into and report on the impact of nationally protected flying-foxes on communities in the eastern states of Australia, with regard to the following terms:  
the circumstances and process by which flying-foxes are listed and delisted as threatened species at both the state and Commonwealth levels; 
the interaction between the state and Commonwealth regulatory frameworks; 
strategic approaches to managing species at a regional scale; 
opportunities to streamline the regulation of flying-fox management; and 
the success or otherwise of management actions, such as dispersal of problematic flying-fox camps.

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