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Committee hops into public hearing on cane toads

The House Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy will hold a public hearing tomorrow for its inquiry into controlling the spread of cane toads.

The Committee will convene two roundtable-style sessions involving scientists and groups involved in controlling cane toads.

The inquiry is focused on how cane toads can be controlled and additional support that could be provided.

A further public hearing is planned for next Wednesday 20 February 2019.  Details will be announced in due course.

Public hearing programs, submissions received and further information can be found on the inquiry website at www.aph.gov.au/canetoad. 

Public hearing details: 10.00am – 11.30am (Canberra time), Wednesday 13 February 2019, Committee Room 2R2, Parliament House

An audio broadcast of the public hearing can be accessed at https://www.aph.gov.au/News_and_Events/Watch_Parliament.

Media enquiries:

Mr Pat Conroy MP (Shortland, NSW)
Acting Chair of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy @PatConroy1, facebook.com/PatConroyMP
Natasha Lloyd-Jones, 0421 501 113

For background information: 
House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy
(02) 6277 4580
environment.reps@aph.gov.au

Interested members of the public may wish to track the committee via the website, www.aph.gov.au/environment. Click on the blue ‘Track Committee’ button in the bottom right hand corner and use the forms to login to My Parliament or to register for a My Parliament account.

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