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Monday, 20 August 2001
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Mr Murphy asked the Minister for Transport and Regional Services, upon notice, on 4 June 2001:

Further to his answer to part (2) of question No. 2504 (Hansard, 24 May 2001, page 26027) and pursuant to subsection 160(2) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act, when will he forward his proposal to adopt or implement the plan for aviation airspace management involving aircraft operations to the Minister for the Environment and Heritage.


Mr Anderson (Minister for Transport and Regional Services) —The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

Any proposal to adopt or implement new plans for aviation airspace management involving aircraft operations that have, or will have, or are likely to have, a significant impact on the environment will be referred to the Minister for the Environment in accordance with the requirements of subsection 160(2) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.