The MCA supports a nationally consistent approach to the environmental risk management of industrial chemicals. The submission provides comments on the design and implementation of the standard.
The Victorian Government’s review of the state’s native vegetation regulations go part way towards improving the workability of the regulations for the minerals industry. However significant additional work is required to broaden the range of offset tools available and address outstanding issues regarding administration and application of the regulations.
The security and affordability of Australia’s energy mix must be addressed as a matter of critical importance by the Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market.
The MCA, CME and QRC support the intent of the bill and the measures it contains to address the uncertainty for all parties surrounding Indigenous Land Use Agreements (ILUAs) created by the decision in McGlade v Native Title Registrar .