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Land Clearing Applications

Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:22 Mar 2000
Date Ended:10 Jan 2001
Committee:Public Administration Committee (1996 - 2001)
House:Legislative Council
Important Information:
Terms of Reference:
The Committee resolved to inquire and report on matters including the effectiveness, efficiency and economy of administrative processes used by government agencies relating to land clearing and arising from the Memorandum Of Understanding between the

1.Commissioner of Soil and Land Conservation;
2.Environmental Protection Authority;
3.Department of Environmental Protection;
4.Department of Agriculture Western Australia;
5.Department of Conservation and Land Management; and
6.Water and Rivers Commission,

for the protection of remnant vegetation on private land in the agricultural region of Western Australia.

Submission Number Submitting person/organisation
No submissions
Related Documents/Response to Questions on Notice:
Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the
Legislative Council Committee Rooms Ground Floor, 18-32 Parliament Place, West Perth

09 Aug 200002:51 PMLegislative Council Committee Office, 1110 Hay Street, West PerthConsultantsMr Charles James Kenneison, Mr Jim Ferguson
09 Aug 200002:10 PMLegislative Council Committee Office, 1110 Hay Street, West PerthInterested members of the farming communityMr Dennis Gordon Martin, Mrs Robyn Marie Martin
18 Oct 200001:30 PMLegislative Council Committee Office, 1110 Hay Street, West Perth Department of Environmental ProtectionDr Paul Vogel, Mr Kimberley Taylor, Mr Ben Carr
22 Nov 200001:30 PMLegislative Council Committee Office, 1110 Hay Street, West PerthEnvironmental Protection AuthorityMr Bernard Bowen, Mr Graeme French, Dr Libby Mattiske
Due to the prorogation of Parliament on January 10 2001, the Committee was unable to conduct further inquiries and report to Parliament on this matter.
Related Transcripts of Evidence:
Evidence by.. Mr Charles Kenneison (Consultant - Ferguson, Kenneison and Associates), Mr Jim Ferguson (Consultant - Ferguson, Kenneison and Associates) on 9 Aug 2000
Evidence by.. Dennis Martin (Toe-ee Downs, Badgingarra), Robyn Martin (Toe-ee Downs, Badgingarra) on 9 Aug 2000
Evidence by.. Mr Ben Carr (Environmental Officer, Catchments Branch, Department of Environmental Protection), Mr Kim Taylor (Director Evaluation, Department of Environmental Protection), Dr Paul Vogel (Director Environmental Systems, Department of Environmental Protection) on 18 Oct 2000
Evidence by.. Mr Bernard Bowen (Chairman, Environmental Protection Authority), Mr Graeme French (Executive Officer to the Environmental Protection Authority), Dr Libby Mattiske (Deputy Chairperson, Environmental Protection Authority) on 22 Nov 2000
Related Reports:
Report No Title Date tabled Related documents
Related Inquiries:
• Erosion of private property rights without compensation due to Acts Regulations and Policies
• Land Clearing Applications