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SUBMISSIONS TO TIWI SENATE INQUIRY INVITED – must be submitted by 13 March 2009

Posted by tiwiccbb on January 27, 2009

On 4 December 2008 the Senate referred the forestry and mining operations on the Tiwi Islands for inquiry and report by 25 June 2009.

The Committee is inviting public submissions on its inquiry. The closing date for submissions is Friday, 13 March 2009.

Information on the inquiry and advice on preparing a submission are available on the Committee’s web site or by contacting the secretariat. The web site address is


You are reminded that submissions become Committee documents and are made public only after a decision by the Committee. Persons making submissions must not release them without the approval of the Committee. Submissions are covered by parliamentary privilege but the unauthorised release of them is not.

The Committee is interested in hearing from a wide range of groups in the community. I would be grateful if you could forward information about this inquiry to any individuals, groups or organisations who you feel may wish to make a submission to the inquiry.

Should you have any queries regarding this inquiry or require any specific arrangements in order to participate in this inquiry, please contact the secretariat.

Yours sincerely,

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Senator Anne McEwen


Warhurst, Di (SEN) (di.warhurst@aph.gov.au) on behalf of Committee, ECA (SEN) (eca.sen@aph.gov.au)


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