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Tuesday, 7 December 1971
Page: 4253


Mr Whitlam asked the Minister for National Development, upon notice:

On. what joint Commonwealth-State committees, such as the Consultative Committee on Nuclear Energy (Hansard, 18th March 1971, page 1123) and the Technical Committee on Water Quality (Hansard, 17 August1971, page 175) do officers of his Department serve.


Mr Swartz - The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

Commonwealth-State committees, of the type mentioned by the honourable member, on which officers of my Department serve are listed below:

Advisory Committee to the Australian Minerals Council

Standing Committee of the Australian Forestry Council

Standing Committee of the Australian Water Resources Council

Technical Committee on Underground Water of the Australian Water Resources Council

Technical Committee on Water Quality of the Australian Water Resource-. Council

Technical Committee on Surface Water of the Australian Water Resources Council

Consultative Committee on Nuclear Energy

Officials' Committee on Decentralisation

National Mapping Council

Technical Sub-Committee of the National Mapping Council

The National Sirex Fund Committee

The abovementioned Committees have among their members representatives from the Commonwealth and all States. There is also a small group of committees which broadly might be described as comparable to those listed above, and on which officers of my Department serve but the membership of which does not include representatives from all States. These committeesare listed below with an indication of the State representation:

Snowy Mountains Council - New South Wales, Victoria

Kimberley Research Station Policy Committee - Western Australia

Kimberley Research Station Supervisory Committee - Western Australia

North-West Planning and Co-ordinating Authority - Western Australia

Ord Project Co-ordinating Committee - Western Australia







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