Monthly Archives: June 2021

University of Adelaide and a net zero emissions target

The Hon Catherine Branson AC QC Chancellor The University of Adelaide SA 5005 Dear Chancellor, RE: The University of Adelaide and a net-zero emissions target I hope this correspondence finds you well; thank you in advance for your time and … Continue reading

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Update 5: Aldinga Washpool

The Hon Rob Lucas MLC Treasurer GPO Box 2264, Adelaide SA, 5001 Dear Treasurer, Re: Aldinga Washpool, and the new Conservation Park I write to you in your capacity as the Minister responsible for Housing and Urban Development. As a … Continue reading

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Update 4: Aldinga Washpool

Mayor Erin Thompson City of Onkaparinga PO Box 1 Noarlunga Centre SA 5168   Dear Mayor Thompson, Re: City of Onkaparinga, Aldinga Washpool, and the new Conservation Park I hope this correspondence finds you well; you would remember me from … Continue reading

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Update 3: Aldinga Washpool

[Map reproduced from: https://www.parks.sa.gov.au/park-management/aldinga-washpool] [Map reproduced from page 8, Washpool Lagoon Vegetation Survey and Mapping 2016, available here: https://www.naturalresources.sa.gov.au/files/sharedassets/adelaide_and_mt_lofty_ranges/coast_and_marine/aldinga-washpool-lagoon-vegetation-survey-mapping-2016-rep.pdf]                                          

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Update 2: Aldinga Washpool

[Reproduced from: https://www.premier.sa.gov.au/news/media-releases/news/aldinga-washpool-to-become-a-protected-area] 19/06/2021 | David Speirs MP One of Adelaide’s last remaining coastal freshwater and estuarine lagoon systems will form part of a new conservation park at Aldinga with the Marshall Liberal Government stepping in to protect the area … Continue reading

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Update: Aldinga Washpool

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Update 3: Australian ratification of the Minamata Convention on Mercury

Today the Federal Parliament referred the Minamata Convention on Mercury to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties. [Below reproduced from: https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Joint/Treaties/MinamataConvention] Minamata Convention on Mercury The Treaties Committee is empowered by its resolution of appointment to inquire into and report … Continue reading

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Update: Senate inquiry on the EPBC (Standards and Assurance) Bill

Today the Senate Environment and Communications Committee released its report on the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (Standards and Assurance) Bill 2020: https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Environment_and_Communications/Protectionandbiocon/Report

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