Offshore Wind Farm Proposal

NSW Nationals

The Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications are inviting submissions to an inquiry into the offshore wind industry consultation process.

The closing date for submissions is August 30, and Nationals Senator Ross Cadell is encouraging people to make sure their voices are heard.

The full Terms of Reference are listed below:

The consultation process undertaken on behalf of the Australian Government into the offshore wind industry, with particular reference to:

a. The efficacy of community engagement and benefit in planning, developing and operating the offshore wind industry;

b. Community engagement within the existing Australian Government offshore wind industry regulatory and legislative frameworks;

c. The adherence to the principles of Free, Prior and Informed Consent from Traditional Owners of the affected Sea Country by the Australian Government and offshore wind industry;

d. The impact of the offshore wind industry on marine life and marine environments in Australian waters, including strategies for impact minimisation and management; and

Any other related matters.

To make a submission, click on the link below.

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