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waste dump senate inquiry

On 6 February 2018, the Senate referred an inquiry into the selection process for a national radioactive waste management facility in South Australia to the Senate Economics References Committee for inquiry and report by 14 August 2018.   Read more
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Kangaroo Island Coastal Reserve Sale

Conservation SA welcomes the opportunity to provide comment on this proposed disposal of public land at Pelican Lagoon, Kangaroo Island. We express our deep alarm and concern at the proposed sell-off of this coastal reserve land without appropriate investigation or... Read more
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Murray Darling Royal Commission Draft Terms of Reference

The Conservation Council of South Australia (Conservation SA) welcomes the South Australian Murray Darling Royal Commission as a much needed step to address the various allegations of collusion and corruption upstream that have emerged over recent months. An investigation with... Read more
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Inquiry into Political Donations

We understand and support the inquiry’s consideration of political donations and agree that Australia’s political system needs to be transparent, fair and free from undue influence. There is no need and would be no benefit to extending regulation for political... Read more
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Tax Deductible Gift Recipient Discussion Paper

We have strong concerns about some suggestions in the discussion paper, and the way environmental organisations are being targeted. Although proposals in this inquiry unfairly target environmental organisations, they have broader implications for other organisations engaging in advocacy. Should the... Read more
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State NRM Plan Review

Conservation SA strongly recommends that this review of the State NRM Plan is an important opportunity to have a much stronger alignment with the Nature of SA approach as well as to the State of the Environment reporting process (2018). Read more
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SA Select Committee on Statewide Blackout

It is clear from the recent experience in South Australia that inadequate planning for the transition is affecting the price, reliability and security of our electricity supply. Read more
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Proposed Murray Darling Basin Plan Amendments

The Conservation Council of South Australia represents around 60 environment and conservation organisations in our state. We advocate for the implementation in full of the Murray Darling Basin Plan. Read more
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Draft Management Plan for the South Australian Commercial Gulf St Vincent Prawn Fishery

Conservation SA Response to Draft Management Plan for the South Australian Commercial Gulf St Vincent Prawn Fishery Conservation SA welcomes the transition to more flexible management arrangements for this fishery but has two main concerns: a) the risk assessment for...
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Proposed changes to Native Vegetation Regulations 2003

Conservation SA Response to the Proposed Changes to the Native Vegetation Regulations 2003 (August 16) Conservation Council South Australia’s comments on the draft regulations have been made with the State of the Environment report and Objects of the Act in mind.... Read more
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