We, at Lighter Footprints, have serious reservations about the approach proposed in the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Standards and Assurance) Bill 2021 to the negotiation and content of the bilateral agreements and the monitoring of their implementation. We recommend that the Bill include: a provision that any subsequent review of the National Environment […]
Resource Category: Submissions to Government Inquiries and Reviews - Federal Government
A submission by Lighter Footprints to the market conduct division of Treasury related to making permanent reforms to virtual meetings and electronic communications, particularly AGMs. Submitted on the 30th October 2020.
A submission by Lighter Footprints to the Senate Select Committee on Covid-19 on the 28th May 2020.Lighter Footprints submission to the Inquiry by the Senate Select Committee on COVID-19
A submission by Lighter Footprints to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency made 10 June 2020 regarding the role the bioenergy sector can play in accelerating Australia’s energy transition. We support the intention behind these consultations in that we recognise the need to investigate all possibilities that can contribute to Australia reducing its carbon emissions to […]
A submission by Lighter Footprints to the Independent Review of the EPBC Act made April 2020.
This booklet contains submissions that Lighter Footprints has made to reviews and inquiries by Governments at the Federal, State and local levels from July 2018 to July 2019.
Senate Environment and Communications Legislative Committee – Inquiry into the Galilee Basin (Coal Prohibition) Bill 20181/12/2018
Thank you to the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for the opportunity to contribute to your examination of the proposed bill by Senator Larissa Waters which is intended to prohibit constitutional corporations within the meaning of section 51 (xx) of the Constitution from mining for thermal coal within the Galilee Basin in Queensland.
Submission on the Draft Design Consultation Paper: The National Energy Guarantee that the Energy Security Board released on 15 February 2018. The Consultation Paper is designed to gather feedback that will used in preparing a draft, high level design paper for distribution to all energy ministers in mid April.
Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee – The Environment and Infrastructure Legislation Amendment (Stop Adani) Bill 20171/07/2017
Thank you to the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for the opportunity to contribute to your examination of the proposed bill by Senator Larissa Waters which is intended to make amendments to the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.
Submission to the Ministerial Forum on Vehicle Emissions Improving the efficiency of new light vehicles Draft Regulation Impact Statement.
Submission to the inquiry by the Environment and Communications References Committee into the retirement of coal fired power stations. This report outlines the case for closure of Australia’s Eastern States coal fired power stations and presents a view of what a coordinated and comprehensive policy framework would be. The various available technologies that can be […]