Environment Legislation Amendment (Protecting Dugongs and Turtles) Bill 2019

About this inquiry

On 14 February 2019, the Senate, on the recommendation of the Selection of Bills Committee, referred the Environment Legislation Amendment (Protecting Dugongs and Turtles) Bill 2019 to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 26 March 2019.

The closing date for submissions is ‚Äč4 March 2019. 

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526

About this inquiry

This Bill seeks to amend the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975 to enhance protection for certain species of dugong and marine turtles, and to increase transparency and accountability for the relevant agencies.

Inquiry Status

Report tabled


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