Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Regional Forest Agreements) Bill 2020

On 18 February 2021, the Senate referred the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Regional Forest Agreements) Bill 2020 to the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 11 May 2021.

On 11 May 2021, the Senate granted the committee an extension of time to report to 13 May 2021.

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

About this inquiry

The Bill seeks to amend the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) and the Regional Forest Agreements Act 2002, to clarify that forestry operations covered by a Regional Forest Agreement are exempted from Part 3 of the EPBC Act.



Past Public Hearings

19 Apr 2021: Canberra

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Inquiry Status

Submissions Closed

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