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Update 5: Australian ratification of the Minamata Convention on Mercury

Media release reproduced from: https://www.aph.gov.au/About_Parliament/House_of_Representatives/About_the_House_News/Media_Releases/Mercury_falling_Treaties_Committee_examines_Minamata_Convention Mercury falling: Treaties Committee examines Minamata Convention Issue date: Monday, 9 August 2021 Mercury is a highly toxic heavy metal that poses a global threat to human health and the environment. The Minamata Convention creates … Continue reading

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Update 4: Australian ratification of the Minamata Convention on Mercury

Committee Secretary Joint Standing Committee on Treaties PO Box 6021 Parliament House Canberra ACT 2600 e: [email protected] Dear Committee RE: Submission to the Minamata Convention on Mercury Inquiry I write to you as a former Senior Policy Adviser to Rebekha … Continue reading

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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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Update 2: Australian ratification of the Minamata Convention on Mercury

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Update: Australian ratification of the Minamata Convention on Mercury

Response from the Secretariat to the Minamata Convention on Mercury, 19 April 2021 Dear Mr. Michael Cornish, Thank you for sharing this important update with the Secretariat of the Minamata Convention on Mercury. It is indeed excellent news that your … Continue reading

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Submission to the Senate inquiry on the EPBC (Standards and Assurance) Bill

Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications PO Box 6100 Parliament House Canberra ACT 2600 e: [email protected] Dear Committee RE: Submission to the EPBC (Standards and Assurance) Bill 2021 inquiry I write to the Committee as a former Senior Policy … Continue reading

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