Forestry and mining operations on the Tiwi Islands

Forestry and mining operations on the Tiwi Islands

29 October 2009

© Commonwealth of Australia 2009
ISBN 978-1-74229-197-0

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Committee membership (PDF 6KB)
Chapter 1 (PDF 12KB)

The Tiwi Islands
The inquiry process

Chapter 2 - Forestry (PDF 145KB)

Forestry on the Tiwi Islands
Current state of forestry
Governance and contractual arrangements for forestry
Impacts of forestry
Future of forestry
The prospects for Tiwi Islands forestry

Chapter 3 - Other economic activity (PDF 46KB)

Art centres
Carbon sequestration and storage

Chapter 4 - Governance (PDF 100KB)

Tiwi Land Council
Payments of royalties from forestry
Concerns raised about the Tiwi Land Council

Appendix 1 - Submissions (PDF 5KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearings (PDF 7KB)
Appendix 3 - Tabled documents, additional information and answers to questions taken on notice (PDF 7KB)

Tabled documents
Additional information
Answers to questions taken on notice

Tiwi Islands Inquiry Minority Report (PDF 198KB)

Environmental performance and management
Logging and plantation operations
Funding and Finances
Native Logs
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For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Environment, Communications and the Arts
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818