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House Standing Committee on Climate Change, Water, Environment and the Arts

Committee activities (inquiries and reports)

Inquiry into climate change and environmental impacts on coastal communities

On Thursday 20 March 2008 the Ministers for the Environment, Heritage & the Arts, The Hon Peter Garrett AM MP and the Minister for Climate Change and Water, Senator the Hon Penny Wong, asked the Committee to inquire into and report on climate change and environmental impacts on coastal communities.

The Committee invites interested persons and organisations to make submissions addressing the terms of reference by Friday 30 May 2008. The Committee Secretariat can be contacted should you require an extension. Please refer to our brochure called preparing a submission for more information.

In order to facilitate electronic publishing of submissions, the Committee would prefer them to be emailed to; or sent on disk or CD-ROM to the Committee Secretariat in Microsoft Word® or Portable Document Format (PDF).

Terms of reference


Public hearings

Media releases


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