About this inquiry

The Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy will inquire and report on the efficacy of past and current vegetation and land management policy, practice and legislation and their effect on the intensity and frequency of bushfires and subsequent risk to property, life and the environment.
Track Inquiry

Past Public Hearings

26 Feb 2020: Cancelled
12 Feb 2020: Canberra, ACT

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Inquiry Status

Accepting Submissions

Accessibility

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Media Releases

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  • House bushfire inquiry to give way to Royal Commission

    Following the Government’s announcement of a National Royal Commission into the ‘black summer’ bushfires, the House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy will not proceed further with its parliamentary inquiry into land management relating to bushfires.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 26 February 2020


  • Public hearings commence for House Committee’s bushfire inquiry

    The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy is commencing public hearings for its inquiry into vegetation and land management relating to bushfires.

    Media release issue date: Tuesday, 11 February 2020


  • Submission deadline extended for bushfire inquiry

    The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment has extended the submission deadline for its inquiry into the intensity and frequency of bushfires. Submissions are now invited by 31 March 2020.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 22 January 2020


  • Committee to examine efficacy of vegetation and land management policy on bushfires

    The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment has commenced an inquiry into the efficacy of past and current vegetation and land management policy, practice and legislation and their effect on the intensity and frequency of bushfires and subsequent risk to property, life and the environment.

    Media release issue date: Friday, 6 December 2019





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