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Notice given 11 June 2003

Senator Brown: To ask the Ministers listed below (Question Nos 1513-1514)—Given the proposed construction and operation of a links golf course on the Henley floodplain of the Yarra River involving huge levee banks, total remodelling of the floodplain, and use of biocides and fertilizers: (a) will the Minister guarantee that there will be no detrimental impacts on what is possibly the last viable population of Macquarie Perch left on the planet; and (b) is the Minister prepared to intervene to stop this invidious project.

1514 Minister representing the Minister for the Environment and Heritage