Peak bodies at unconventional gas hearing
A number of peak bodies have appeared at a public hearing for the parliamentary inquiry into onshore unconventional gas in Victoria.
Conducted by the Victorian Parliament’s Environment and Planning Committee, the inquiry heard from the Victorian Farmers Federation, the Minerals Council of Australia and the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association.
Victorian Farmers Federation representatives at the hearing
The Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning also gave evidence at the Melbourne hearing, along with experts from the University of Melbourne and RMIT University.
The first public hearing for the inquiry was held in Sale and further hearings will be held in regional Victoria during August.
Tim Forcey from the Melbourne Energy Institute, University of Melbourne gave evidence
The Committee has received many hundreds of submissions to the inquiry and they are being made available on the Committee’s website once they are processed.
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Committee Chair Hon David Davis and Deputy Chair Harriet Shing at the hearing
- Published: Wednesday, 22 July 2015 17:13