Inquiry into Soil Carbon Sequestration in Victoria

Terms of Reference

To the Environment and Natural Resources Committee — for inquiry, consideration and report no later than 31 August 2010 into soil sequestration in Victoria and the committee should:

  1. explore possible benefits to the agricultural industry;
  2. explore possible environmental benefits;
  3. consider methodologies for measurement of the effects of carbon sequestration, including any potential issues associated with the measurement of benefits;
  4. identify the costs;
  5. identify any possible harms or detriments;
  6. identify linkages with the proposed carbon pollution reduction scheme and other relevant Federal Government policies;
  7. identify linkages with existing Victorian Government policies; and
  8. explore options for the Victorian Government to support the benefits (if any) of soil sequestration.

and to report by 31 August 2010.

Votes and Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly of Victoria, No. 134 – Wednesday 2 September 2009

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 May 2010