Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Emergency Listings) Bill 2011

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Emergency Listings) Bill 2011

1 March 2012

© Commonwealth of Australia 2012
ISBN 978-1-74229-599-2

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Committee membership (PDF 25KB)
 
Abbreviations (PDF 7KB)
 
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 19KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Purpose of the bill
Report structure

 
Chapter 2 - Background (PDF 66KB)

The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
Review of the operation of the Act
The listing process for threatened species and ecological communities
EPBC environmental assessment process[27]
Section 158A
Current listing process for species or ecological community under significant and imminent threat
Case study: Freshwater crab and shrimp

 
Chapter 3 - Discussion of key issues (PDF 78KB)

Summary of submissions
Emergency listing provisions
Section 158A and 'closing the gate'

 
Additional comments from the Australian Greens (PDF 10KB)
 
Appendix 1 - Submissions and answers to questions taken on notice (PDF 6KB)
 
Appendix 2 - Public hearings (PDF 7KB)
 
Appendix 3 - Australian Government Response to the Report of the Independent Review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 – Recommendation 16* (PDF 147KB)
 
Appendix 4 - EPBC Act – Environment Assessment Process* (PDF 277KB)
*PDF format only  

For further information, contact:

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

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

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