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Inquiry Into Australia's National Parks, Conservation Reserves And Marine Protected Areas

13-December-2005

Terms of Reference
The Senate has referred the following matter to the Committee for inquiry and report by
30 November 2006:
The funding and resources available to meet the objectives of
's national parks, other conservation reserves and marine protected areas, with particular reference to:

    1. the values and objectives of 's national parks, other conservation reserves and marine protected areas;
    2. whether governments are providing sufficient resources to meet those objectives and their management requirements;
    3. any threats to the objectives and management of our national parks, other conservation reserves and marine protected areas;
    4. the responsibilities of governments with regard to the creation and management of national parks, other conservation reserves and marine protected areas, with particular reference to long-term plans; and
    5. the record of governments with regard to the creation and management of national parks, other conservation reserves and marine protected areas.

The Committee invites written submissions from interested individuals and organisations, preferably in electronic form sent by email, to ecita.sen@aph.gov.au. The email must include full postal address and contact details.

Alternatively, submissions may be sent to The Secretary, Senate Environment, Communications Information Technology and the Arts References Committee Parliament House, CANBERRA ACT 2600, or faxed to 02 6277 5818.

Submissions must be received by no later than Friday, 10 March 2006.
Submissions become committee documents and are made public only after a decision by the Committee. Persons making submissions must not release them without the approval of the Committee. Submissions are covered by parliamentary privilege but the unauthorised release of them is not.

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts References Committee
Department of the Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone:  +61 2 6277 3526
Fax:    +61 2 6277 5818
Email:  ecita.sen@aph.gov.au   

Membership of the Committee is:
Senator Bartlett (Chair), Senator Adams (Deputy Chair), Senators Conroy, Lundy, Ronaldson and Wortley

Substitute members
Senator Stephens to replace Senator Conroy for inquiry into the economic impact of salinity in the Australian environment
Senator Adams to replace Senator Ronaldson for inquiry into the economic impact of salinity in the Australian environment

Participating members
Senators Abetz, Adams, Allison, Boswell, Bob Brown, George Campbell, Carr, Chapman, Colbeck, Conroy*, Coonan, Crossin, Eggleston, Evans, Faulkner, Ferguson, Ferris, Fielding, Forshaw, Humphries, Joyce, Ludwig, Mason, McGauran, Milne, Moore, Nettle, O'Brien, Payne, Ray, Siewert, Stephens, Watson and Webber
*for inquiry into the economic impact of salinity in the Australian environment

 Dr Jacqueline Dewar is Secretary to the Committee. The Secretariat for the Committee comprises Dr Dewar, 2 researchers, 1 officer responsible for the Estimates Committee and Executive Assistant.

 

 

 

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