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Twenty Years of the EPBC Act - looking back, looking forward



Twenty Years of the EPBC Act – looking back, looking forward

Friday 29 March 2019    8:30 AM - 5:00 PM AEDT

VENUE:
Centre for China in the World, ANU, Canberra


Join the National Environmental Law Association and ANU College of Law for a timely discussion of our national environmental laws. In the lead up to the 20-year review of the EPBC Act, don’t miss this opportunity to hear from a range of experts about how the Act is operating and contribute to the discussion of what needs to change.

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

9.30

PROJECT-BASED ASSESSMENTS

James Tresize, Australian Conservation Foundation

Dr Rebecca Nelson, Melbourne Law School

Jess Feehely, National Environmental Law Association

10.40

Morning tea

11.00

 

CONSERVATION, BIOREGIONAL PLANNING & OFFSETS

Professor Phil Gibbons, ANU Climate Change Institute

Professor Helene Marsh, Chair, Threatened Species Scientific Committee

Rachel Walmsley, Director of Policy and Law Reform, EDO NSW

Dr April Reside, UQ Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Science

Professor Andrew MacIntosh, ANU College of Law

1.00

Lunch

2.00

STRATEGIC ASSESSMENTS

Carolyn Cameron, Principal, Cameron Strategies / EIANZ

Peter Hemphill, Open Lines Consulting

2.45

COMPLIANCE, ENFORCEMENT & INSTITUTIONAL ARRANGEMENTS

Lou Dargan, Head of Strategic Litigation, Grata Fund

Dr Hanna Jaireth, Australian Panel of Experts on Environmental Law

3.30

Afternoon tea

3.50

OUTCOMES AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Plenary discussion chaired by Professor Jan McDonald & Professor Andrew MacIntosh

4:30

CLOSING COMMENTS

 

Registration Fee: NELA Members & NGOs  $110  : Others $160

Ticket price includes tea/coffee on arrival, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.

Cancellation with refund (less an administration fee of $15) is available until 26 March 2019 - no refund after that date.

When
29/03/2019 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Where
Centre for China in the World ANU Canberra, ACT 2601
This event is full.

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