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.

Committee Secretariat contact:

PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 4580
Fax: +61 2 6277 8463