Here are the latest key submissions we have made to government and parliamentary inquiries.


December 2018

Submission on Department of Planning and Environment Draft Community Participation Plan

September 2018

Submission to Senate Inquiry into Australia's faunal extinction crisis

Submission to proposed Sydney Marine Park (phase 3 of the public consultation o the Hawkesbury Shelf Bioregion (HSB) assessment)

July 2018

Submission to the draft Integrated Forestry Operations Approval

June 2018

Submission to review of interactions between the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (1999) (EPBC Act)

April 2018

Submission to the Productivity Commission’s 5-year review of the implementation of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan

March 2018

Submission to the New South Wales Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) 10 and 15-year reviews and RFA extension

December 2017

Submission to the Draft Crown Land Community Engagement Strategy 

Submission on the Draft Biodiversity Conservation Investment Strategy 2017

Submission to the Draft Marine Estate Management Strategy 2018-2028

Submission  to Senate Inquiry into Water Use by the Extractive Industry

November 2017

Submission into Review of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000

September 2017

Submission to the Senate inquiry into the integrity of the water market in the Murray-Darling Basin 

Submission to Draft Crown Land Management Regulation 2017

August 2017

Submission to the Draft Environmental Impact Assessment Guidance Series 

July 2017

Submission to Travelling Stock Reserves and Routes Review

June 2017

Submission on draft Regulations and Codes under the Biodiversity Conservation 2016 and Local Land Services Amendment Act 2016

April 2017

Submission to the Productivity Commission National Water Reform Inquiry 

March 2017

Submissions to the draft New South Wales Marine Estate Threat and Risk

Submission to Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market (Finkel Review)

Submission on Draft NSW Koala Strategy and SEPP 44

Submission to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Amendment Bill 2017

January 2017

Submission to the Clean Air Consultation Paper

December 2016

Submission to the Draft Climate Change Fund Strategic Plan and A Draft Plan to Save NSW Energy and Money

Submission to proposed changes to State Environmental Planning Policy 44 - Koala Habitat Protection

November 2016

Submission to the Senate Inquiry into the retirement of coal fired power stations

Submission to the Environmental Impact Assessment Improvement Project

September 2016

Submission on Draft Wind Energy Planning Guidelines

August 2016

Submission on the Draft South East and Tablelands Regional Plan

July 2016

Submission to Upper House Inquiry into Crown Lands

Submission on the Draft Central West and Orana Plan

Submission on the Draft Riverina-Murray Regional Plan

June 2016

Submission on the Draft North Coast Regional Plan

Submission to the biodiversity and land management reform package

March 2016

Submission on the Draft Central Coast Regional Plan

Submission on the Draft Hunter Regional Plan

February 2016

Submission on NSW Coastal Reform Package

December 2015

Submission on the Draft Travelling Stock Reserves Draft State Planning Framework 2016-19 

November 2015

Submission on the Draft Local Land Service State Strategic Plan 2015-2025

September 2015

Submission on Stage 2 - Integrated Mining Policy

August 2015

Submission on the Hawkesbury Shelf Marine Bioregion Assessment

July 2015

Submission on State Environmental Planning Policies Review 2015

Submission on Stage 1 - Integrated Mining Policy

May 2015

Submission to the Inquiry into the Register Of Environmental Organisations

April 2015

Submission on the Draft NSW Directions Statement for National Parks Establishment

March 2015

Submission on the Commonwealth Marine Reserves Review

February 2015

Submission on the draft NSW-Commonwealth Bilateral Assessment Agreement

December 2014

Submission to the draft Illawarra Regional Growth and Infrastructure Plan 

Submission to the Discussion Paper – Improving NSW’s Process to Allocate Coal Exploration Licences

November 2014

Submission to Your Future, Central Coast - Discussion Paper

Submission to Review of 10/50 Vegetation Clearing Code of Practice 

Submission on the proposed changes to State Environmental Planning Policy 65 and the draft Apartment Design Guide

October 2014

Submission on proposed changes to State Environmental Planning Policy 65 and Residential Flat Design Code

Submission on the EPBC listing of the Central Hunter Valley Eucalypt Forest and Woodland Complex

September 2014

Submission to the Independent Biodiversity Legislation Review Panel:

August 2014

Submission on Natural Resources Commission draft report on management of Brigalow and Nandewar State Conservation Areas

Submission to the Upper House Inquiry into the performance of the Environment Protection Authority

July 2014

Submission to Draft 10/50 Vegetation Clearing Code of Practice

Submission to State Environmental Planning Policy (Mining, Petroleum Production and Extractive Industries) Amendment 2014

June 2014

Submission on the Crown Lands Legislation White Paper

Submission on the draft NSW-Commonwealth Bilateral Approvals Agreement

May 2014

Submission on the Native Vegetation Draft Self-Assessable Codes of Practice

Submission on the Draft NSW Biodiversity Offsets Policy for Major Projects

April 2014

Senate inquiry into streamlining environmental regulation, 'green tape' and one stop shops

Submissions to the NSW Planning System Review (2012-2013)

NCC Submission to the White Paper - Charting a new course: Delivering a planning system that protects the environment and empowers local communities (June 2013)

NCC Submission to the Green Paper - Planning for a Sustainable Future Submission in the Green Paper - A New Planning System For NSW (September 2012)

NCC Submission to the Issue Paper - Planning For Ecologically Sustainable Development - Opportunities for Improved Environmental Outcomes and Enhanced Community Involvement in the Planning System (March 2012)