Senate debates

Tuesday, 25 February 2020


Environment Restoration Fund and Communities Environment Program; Order for the Production of Documents

4:49 pm

Photo of Sarah Hanson-YoungSarah Hanson-Young (SA, Australian Greens) Share this | | Hansard source

I move:

That there be laid on the table by the Minister representing the Minister for the Environment, by not later than 9am on 27 February 2020,the following documents in relation to the Environment Restoration Fund, as announced in the 2019-20 Budget, and the Communities Environment Program, announced in March 2019 prior to the 2019-20 Budget:

(a) all communications between the Commonwealth policy entity responsible and the Minister for the Environment (the Minister) or the Minister's office in relation to the programs;

(b) all communications between the Minister and other parliamentarians in relation to the programs;

(c) all Ministerial briefs prepared for the Minister in relation to the programs;

(d) all administrative guidelines, including grant funding guidelines, in relation to the programs;

(e) any advice on the content of guidelines or program arrangements, or drafts of the same, prepared for the Minister in relation to the programs; and

(f) all documents prepared for the Minister relating to the eligibility and eligibility assessments for the programs.

Photo of Scott RyanScott Ryan (President) Share this | | Hansard source

The question is that motion No. 491 be agreed to.