Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment Bill 2013 [Provisions]

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment Bill 2013 [Provisions]

13 May 2013

© Commonwealth of Australia 2013
ISBN 978-1-74229-817-7

View the report as a single document - (PDF 369KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

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Committee membership (PDF 53KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 19KB)

Conduct of the Inquiry
Purpose of the bill
Scope of the inquiry
Structure of the report

Chapter 2 - Background (PDF 42KB)

Current regulatory arrangements
Previous Senate committee reports

Chapter 3 - Issues (PDF 136KB)

Support for the bill
Opposition to the bill
Is the bill needed?
Industry specific provisions
Consistent with the EPBC Act?
Duplication of regulations
The 'Windsor amendments'
A broad trigger?
Exploration activities
Reverse onus of proof
Role of the IESC

Coalition — Additional Comments (PDF 75KB)
Australian Greens — Additional Comments (PDF 28KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions, form letters, tabled documents, additional information and answers to questions taken on notice (PDF 36KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearings (PDF 10KB)

For further information, contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818
Email: ec.sen@aph.gov.au