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Policy submissions

Policy submissions

The Institute prepares and submits responses to government policies on environmental issues on behalf of its members. Submissions are prepared at both the Divisional / Chapter level, as well as at the organisational / Board level.

Date
Policy Submission
Prepared by
21-Jun-2017 Submission on the NSW biodiversity and land management reforms: Draft regulations and products on exhibition NSW Division
02-Jun-2017 Submission on the proposed Citywide Amendment – Biodiversity of the Brisbane CityPlan 2014 SEQ Division
05-May-2017 Submission on review of Australia's climate change policies EIANZ
05-May-2017 Submission on Clean water consultation 2017 NZ Chapter
27-Nov-2016 Response to Impact Assessment Improvement Project Discussion Paper NSW Division
18-Nov-2016

Submission on Parliamentary inquiry into flying-foxes
All submissions can be found on the Federal Government website

SEQ Division
18-Oct-2016 Submission on Draft Revised Flora Survey Guidelines SEQ Division
05-Oct-2016 Comment on draft advice - Response to Dr Hawke's review NT Division
14-Oct-2016 Submission on contaminants to soil NES NZ Chapter
Sep-2016 Submission on conservation and environment science roadmap NZ Chapter
29-Jul-2016 Reviewing the Framework for the Management of Protected Wildlife (animals) in Queensland SEQ Division
Jul-2016 Submission on Labour's draft environment policy NZ Chapter
28-Jun-2016 Submission on proposed NSW biodiversity reforms NSW Division
1-Jun-2016 Proposed withdrawal of EPA Position Statement 3 and Guidance Statement 6 WA Division
13-May-2016 Protecting Victoria's Environment - Biodiversity 2036 submission VIC Division
13-May-2016 Submission to the Draft Perth and Peel Green Growth Plan for 3.5 million WA Division
28-Apr-2016 Review of the native vegetation clearing regulations - consultation paper submission VIC Division
28-Apr-2016 Submission re the Vegetation Management (reinstatement) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 SEQ Division
22-Apr-2016 Submission on Next Steps for Freshwater NZ Chapter
4-Apr-2016 Comment on the Northern Territory Government's Draft Petroleum (Environment) Regulations NT Division
28-Mar-2016 Response to the Northern Territory Government's Discussion Draft of the Balanced Environment Strategy NT Division
19-Feb-2016 Response to Northern Territory EPA's Howard Springs Sandplain Site of Conservation Significance report NT Division
29-Jan-2016 Submission on the independent review of the 'water trigger' IA SIS
18-Jan-2016 Submission to the Parliamentary Committee On Draft Planning Bill 2015 SEQ Division
19-Nov-2015 Submission on Environment Canterbury (Transitional Governance Arrangements) Bill NZ Chapter
21-Oct-2015 Submission on the Queensland Government Draft Planning Bill SEQ Division
05-Oct-2015 Outcomes based conditions policy IA SIS
18-Sept-2015

Submission on the Environment Protection Authority (Protection of Environment) Amendment Bill

Letter of transmittal to Local Government and Environment Committee

NZ Chapter
09-Sept-2015

Submission on proposed repeal of section 487 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

Letter of transmittal to Senator Ann Ruston

EIANZ
07-Sept-2015 Comments on the Waste ERA Framework and Regulated Waste Review SEQ Division
10-Aug-2015 Submission on the Proposed National Environmental Standard for Plantation Forestry NZ Chapter
02-Aug-2015 Review of the Climate Change Act 2010 VIC Division
30-Jul-2015 Submission on the Enforceable Undertakings under the Environment Protection Act 1994 Guideline SEQ Division
30-Jan-2015 Priority Port Development Area (PPDA) Planning Guidelines SEQ Division
02-Dec-2014 Code of Practice and Flora Survey SEQ Division
15-Nov-2014 Victorian State Election position statement VIC Division
03-Nov-2014 Draft Reef 2050 Long Term Sustainability Plan
> Covering Letter
> Detailed comments
EIANZ
22-Sep-2014 Draft Planning and Development Bill 2014 SEQ Division
24-Jul-2014 Draft Waste Avoidance and Resource Productivity Strategy for Queensland (2014–2024) SEQ Division
08-May-2014 OEH draft Biodiversity Offsets Policy for Major Projects NSW Division
24-Mar-2014 Proposed Offsets Bill and Related Policy SEQ Division
17-Feb-2014 Standardised Outcome-focused Conditions for Resource Projects - Second Consultation Draft SEQ Division
31-Jan-2014 Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Strategic Assessment EIANZ
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06-Dec-2013 Powering Queensland's Future - 30-year electricity strategy discussion paper SEQ Divison
05-Dec-2013 Draft Queensland Assessment Bilateral Agreement 2013 SEQ Division
30-Aug-2013 The Queensland Plan FNQ and SEQ divisions
22-Feb-2013 Review of the Protected Plants Legislative Framework under the Nature Conservation Act 1992 - Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement SEQ Division
30-Oct-2012 Native Vegetation Review VIC Division
14-Sep-2012 Green Paper on a New Planning System for NSW NSW Division
12-Jul-2012 Triggers for Environmental Impact Statements - Draft Guideline SEQ Division
25-Apr-2012 Victorian Waste Policy Review VIC Division
02-Apr-2012 Victorian Government's recent carbon management decisions VIC Division
28-Nov-2011 Review of the Climate Change Act 2010 VIC Division
26-Jul-2011 Strategic Land Cropping SEQ Division
30-Jun-2011 Draft Melbourne Transport Strategy VIC Division
15-Apr-2011 Building Nature's Resilience: A draft biodiversity strategy for Queensland SEQ Division
08-Mar-2011 Review of Local Government Statutes SEQ Division
18-Feb-2011 Review of State Planning Policy: Mitigating the Adverse Impacts of Flood, Bushfire And Landslide SEQ Division
21-Jun-2010 Biodiversity Strategy VIC Division
12-Mar-2010 Strategic Land Cropping SEQ Division
28-Apr-2010

Inquiry into Environmental Effects Statement Process
> Response

VIC Division
09-Oct-2009 SEQ Climate Change Management Plan SEQ Division
01-Sept-2008 Draft Rural Futures Strategy SEQ Division
01-Jun-2007 Climate Change and Energy Task Force Final Report SEQ Division
15-Oct-2006 Dynamic Planning for a Growing State - Discussion Paper SEQ Division
28-Feb-2005 Regional Outdoor Recreational Strategy SEQ Division