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Chemical use by the Agriculture Protection Board

Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:15 Oct 2003
Deadline for submissions:22 Dec 2003
Date Ended:21 Oct 2004
Committee:Environment and Public Affairs Committee (2001 - 2005)
House:Legislative Council
Important Information:
Terms of Reference:
That in relation to the use of 245T and related toxins (the “chemicals”) from 1970 to 1985 by the Agriculture Protection Board (the “APB”), the Standing Committee on Environment and Public Affairs inquire into and report to the House on the following -

a)the sources of supply, the terms and conditions under which the chemicals were supplied to or acquired by the APB and the destinations of the chemicals;

b)the purchasing arrangements and sources of chemicals supplied to the APB and if material sourced from overseas was supplied to and/or included in material provided by chemical companies to the APB; and

c)what accounting systems were used by the APB to track the quantities and location of chemicals and how those systems might be improved to insure accurate information is readily available and so that better information is available for protecting worker and community health.

Submission Number Submitting person/organisation
No submissions
Related Documents/Response to Questions on Notice:
Related Transcripts of Evidence:
Evidence by.. Mr Eric Pearson, Biosecurity Officer, Department of Agriculture, (former employee, Agriculture Protection Board) on 10 May 2004
Related Reports:
Report No Title Date tabled Related documents
10 Chemical Use by the Agriculture Protection Board 1970-198521 Oct 2004More...