The Standing Committee on Environment and Transport and City Services invites submissions to its inquiry into the Lower Cotter Catchment Reserve Management Plan 2017.
The Committee invites submissions from interested organisations and individuals to its inquiry.
Written submissions should be lodged with the Committee Secretary by close of business on Friday, 27 October 2017.
The Committee prefers all submissions to be lodged in electronic form (Word format), although handwritten submissions are acceptable. All submissions, including those sent electronically, must include a name, an email address, a postal address and a telephone contact number. Personal contact details will not be published.
Submissions should be forwarded to:
The Committee Secretary, Standing Committee on Environment and Transport and City Services, Legislative Assembly for the ACT, GPO Box 1020, CANBERRA ACT 2601.
The Committee intends to hold public hearings in December 2017 to assist its inquiry. Please be aware that the final witness selection rests with the Committee.
Further information on lodging a submission is available at: http://www.parliament.act.gov.au/in-committees/Getting-involved.
Any further enquiries can also be directed to the Committee Secretary, on 620 50199 or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Inquiry has been completed and Committee report was tabled on 30 November 2017.
Section 181 of the ACT Nature Conservation Act 2014 requires the Minister for the Environment and Heritage to refer the Lower Cotter Catchment Reserve Management Plan 2017 to the Standing Committee on Environment and Transport and City Services.
On 22 August 2017, the Minister for the Environment and Heritage, Mr Mick Gentleman MLA, referred the plan to the Committee. The plan has been prepared in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 8 of the Act.
The recommended Plan and the accompanying Consultation Report is accessible via the YourSay website:
The Committee will present its report to the Assembly in the first sitting week of 2018.