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SCIENCE AND THE ENVIRONMENT--STANDING COMMITTEE--REFERENCE

Senator Jessop, pursuant to Notice of Motion not objected to as a Formal Motion, moved--That the following matter be referred to the Standing Committee on Science and the Environment:

The need for a co-ordinated approach to major land use problems in Australia, with particular reference to--

(a) the impact on the Australian environment of current land use policies; and (b) the development of a co-ordinated national approach to land use policy having regard to the constitutional powers of the Commonwealth, State and local governments.

Question--put and passed.