On 27 February 2020, the Senate referred the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Climate Trigger) Bill 2020 to the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 14 October 2020.
On 26 March 2020, the reporting date was extended to the second sitting Wednesday of 2021.
On 11 December 2020, the reporting date was extended 11 May 2021.
On 16 April 2021, the Committee presented a progress report recommending that the Senate grant an extension of time to report until 20 October 2021.
The closing date for submission is 21 May 2020.