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.