Category: Calls for Submissions

Call for articles – Sep-Nov 2015 issue of Australasian Plant Conservation (APC)

Australasian Plant Conservation (APC)

This issue will carry the theme of “Ferals”, and contributions that focus on the interaction between feral animals and plant conservation are invited. To find out more please see the APC article submission information.

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Call for proposals – National Seed Science Forum

Australian Seed Bank Partnership

The Australian Seed Bank Partnership is calling for proposals for oral, rapid fire or poster presentations for its upcoming National Seed Science Forum. Submissions close on 4 October 2015.

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Call for papers – new Urban Planning journal

Cogitatio

Urban Planning is a new international peer-reviewed open access journal of urban studies aimed at advancing understandings and ideas of humankind’s habitats – villages, towns, cities, megacities – in order to promote progress and quality of life. Urban Planning is

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Senate inquiry into stormwater resources in Australia

Australian Government

On 16 March 2015 the Senate referred the following matter to the Environment and Communications References Committee for inquiry and report by 25 June 2015: An inquiry into stormwater resources in Australia. The closing date for submissions is 24 April

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Issues paper: Setting Australia’s post-2020 target for greenhouse gas emissions

Issues paper: Setting Australia’s post-2020 target for greenhouse gas emissions

The Australian Government is reviewing of emissions reduction targets as part of Australia’s preparations for the UNFCCC Paris Conference in December 2015. An issues paper outlines the context of Government considerations. Submissions close 3pm AEST on Friday 24 April 2015.

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Input sought into Gold Standard Sustainable Cities Program framework

The Gold Standard

The Gold Standard Foundation “Reward for Results” approach has channelled significant investment into 1000 low carbon development projects. By 6 February 2015, input is sought into the framework for the Gold Standard Sustainable Cities Program, through which cities can develop,

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Draft EPBC Act Policy statement – Camp management guidelines for the Grey-headed and Spectacled flying-fox

Draft EPBC Act Policy statement - Camp management guidelines for the Grey-headed and Spectacled flying-fox

The intention of this draft policy statement is to ensure that there are no significant impacts on these EPBC Act listed flying-foxes due to actions to manage their camps. The draft policy is open to the public for comment until

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NSW Biodiversity legislation review consultation

The NSW Government has initiated a comprehensive review of biodiversity legislation with the aim of establishing simpler, streamlined and more effective legislation and removing complexity. An issues paper has been released and submissions are sought by Friday 5 September 2014.

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Sydney Harbour Water Quality Improvement Plan consultation

Greater Sydney Local Land Services is developing a Water Quality Improvement Plan for Sydney Harbour and its tributaries. Community feedback is being sought through three community forums to be held in early September.

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Productivity Commission inquiry into Natural Disaster Funding

The Australian Government has asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a public inquiry into the efficacy of current national natural disaster funding arrangements, taking into account the priority of effective natural disaster mitigation and the reduction in the impact of

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