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In his great piece The Wall - Dale Stiller spoke about cracks in THE WALL. The great Tower of Hope Rally on 2 February was maybe the first crack, now for the second - the Senate Inquiry "Native Vegetation Laws, Greenhouse Gas Abatement and Climate Change Measures".
That this inquiry is even happening is due to:
Once again - Agmates need to rise to the occasion - this is our year to inform and pressure the occupants of Parliament House about what are the real effects of unfair "native vegetation laws" on farmers across the country.
I understand that Steve Truman is going to setup a pro-forma to assist landholders. The submissions don't have to be masterpieces of English - they just have to tell a story. The more there are - the more we will be supporting our friend IN THE HOUSE push the issue of the theft of land rights; and the more there are - will strengthen the cause and parallel efforts such as Peter Spencer's Tower of Hope speaking tour.
I suggest the following:
Some further information below:
Native Vegetation Laws, Greenhouse Gas Abatement and Climate Change Measures
On 04 February 2010 the Senate referred the following matters to the Senate Finance and Public Administration Committee for inquiry and report.
(1) The impact of native vegetation laws and legislated greenhouse gas abatement measures on landholders, including:
(a) any diminution of land asset value and productivity as a result of such laws;
(b) compensation arrangements to landholders resulting from the imposition of such laws;
(c) the appropriateness of the method of calculation of asset value in the determination of compensation arrangements; and
(d) any other related matter.
(2) in conducting this inquiry, the committee must also examine the impact of the Government's proposed Carbon pollution Reduction Scheme and the range of measures related to climate change announced by the Leader of the Opposition (Mr Abbott) on 2 February 2010.
Submissions should be received by 05 March 2010. The reporting date is 30 April 2010.
The Committee is seeking written submissions from interested individuals and organisations preferably in electronic form submitted online or sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org as an attached Adobe PDF or MS Word format document. The email must include full postal address and contact details.
Alternatively, written submissions may be sent to:
Senate Finance and Public Administration Committee
PO Box 6100
Canberra ACT 2600
Notes to help you prepare your submission are available from the website at http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/wit_sub/index.htm. Alternatively, the Committee Secretariat will be able to help you with your inquiries and can be contacted on telephone +61 2 6277 3530 or facsimile +61 2 6277 5809 or by email to email@example.com.
Inquiries from hearing and speech impaired people should be directed to Parliament House TTY number 02 6277 7799. Adobe also provides tools at http://access.adobe.com/ for the blind and visually impaired to access PDF documents. If you require any special
arrangements to enable you to participate in the Committee's inquiry, please contact the Committee Secretariat.
Once the Committee accepts your submission, it becomes a confidential Committee document and is protected by Parliamentary Privilege. You must not release your submission without the Committee's permission. If you do, it will not be protected by Parliamentary Privilege. At some stage during the inquiry, the Committee normally makes submissions public and places them on its website. Please indicate if you want your submission to be kept confidential.
Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration
PO Box 6100
Canberra ACT 2600
+61 2 6277 3530
+61 2 6277 5809
Document “how to make a submission to a senate inquiry” is attached, also click on:
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