Senate debates

Wednesday, 31 October 2012


Environment and Communications References Committee; Reference

3:34 pm

Photo of Larissa WatersLarissa Waters (Queensland, Australian Greens) Share this | | Hansard source

I move:

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.

Question agreed to.