Impact of seismic testing on fisheries and the marine environment

On 16 September 2019, the Senate referred to the Environment and Communications References Committee for inquiry and report by 14 May 2020:

The impact of seismic testing on fisheries and the marine environment, with particular reference to:

  1. the body of science and research into the use of seismic testing;
  2. the regulation of seismic testing in both Commonwealth and state waters;
  3. the approach taken to seismic testing internationally; and
  4. any other related matters

The closing date for submissions is 21 November 2019.

On 14 November 2019, the Committee agreed to extend the closing date for submissions to;16 December 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
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818