Report of the inquiry into vegetation and land management policy relating to bushfires

On Thursday, 5 March 2020, the Committee presented its report on the - Inquiry into vegetation and land management policy relating to bushfires.

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Preliminary pages
Membership of the Committee, Terms of Reference
(PDF 241KB)
Chapter 1: The Report
(PDF 119KB)
Appendix A: Submissions (PDF 75KB)
Appendix B: Public hearing (PDF 87KB)

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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.

Past Public Hearings

26 Feb 2020: Canberra
12 Feb 2020: Canberra


Inquiry Status

Submissions closed


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