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Senate inquiry: protecting threatened species

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Larissa Waters 31 Oct 2012

Larissa Waters just secured a Senate Inquiry into the protection of our threatened species and the record of state governments in protecting them.

Larissa Waters moved -

That the following matter be referred to the Environment and Communications References Committee for inquiry and report by the third sitting day of 2013:

The effectiveness of threatened species and ecological communities' protection in Australia, including:

(a) management of key threats to listed species and ecological communities;
(b) development and implementation of recovery plans;
(c) management of critical habitat across all land tenures;
(d) regulatory and funding arrangements at all levels of government;
(e) timeliness and risk management within the listings processes;
(f) the historical record of state and territory governments on these matters; and
(g) any other related matter.

 

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For more information on the inquiry, visit the Senate website.

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