NELA | 20 years of the EPBC Act

PROGRAMME

8.30

Registration, tea and coffee

9.00

WELCOME & OVERVIEW

Professor Jan McDonald, University of Tasmania

9.10

REFLECTIONS ON THE HAWKE REVIEW

Peter Burnett, ANU College of Law / former Head of Regulatory Reform Taskforce, Commonwealth Department of Environment
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9.30

PROJECT-BASED ASSESSMENTS

James Tresize, Australian Conservation Foundation
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Dr Rebecca Nelson, Melbourne Law School
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Jess Feehely, National Environmental Law Association
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10.40

Morning tea

11.00

CONSERVATION, BIOREGIONAL PLANNING & OFFSETS

Professor Helene Marsh, Chair, Threatened Species Scientific Committee
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Professor Phil Gibbons, ANU Climate Change Institute
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Rachel Walmsley, Director of Policy and Law Reform, EDO NSW
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Dr April Reside, UQ Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Science
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1.00

Lunch

2.00

STRATEGIC ASSESSMENTS

Carolyn Cameron, Principal, Cameron Strategies / EIANZ
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Peter Hemphill, Open Lines Consulting
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2.45

COMPLIANCE, ENFORCEMENT & INSTITUTIONAL ARRANGEMENTS

Professor Andrew MacIntosh, ANU College of Law
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Lou Dargan, Head of Strategic Litigation, Grata Fund

 

Dr Hanna Jaireth, Australian Panel of Experts on Environmental Law
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3.30

Afternoon tea

3.50

OUTCOMES AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Plenary discussion chaired by Professor Jan McDonald & Professor Andrew MacIntosh

4:30

CLOSING COMMENTS



Download Recommendations Document

Download EPBC Act Symposium Poll Outcomes