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REMINDER Community input invited for inquiry into ecosystem decline - Open until 31 July 2020

The Legislative Council Environment and Planning Committee has commenced an inquiry into ecosystem decline in Victoria that will look at measures to restore habitats and populations of threatened and endangered species. The Committee is now inviting community input to the inquiry.

The Committee is inviting community input to the inquiry, with terms of reference that include:

  • the extent of the decline of Victoria’s biodiversity and the likely impact on people and ecosystems
  • the adequacy of the legislative framework protecting Victoria’s environment and ecosystems, particularly in the context of climate change impacts
  • the adequacy and effectiveness of government programs
  • opportunities to restore the environment while upholding First Peoples’ connection to country.

Submissions to the inquiry are welcome until 31 July 2020.

Details on how to make a submission are available here https://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/epc-lc/article/4453 

 

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