Sessional Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development Written Submissions Received Volume 2 Issues associated with the progressive entry into the Northern Territory of Cane Toads October 2003
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Written Submissions Environment Australia Part II Volume 2 Cane Toad Inquiry Report 123 SUBMISSION NO. 15B Environment Australia Parks Australia North Dr Rhondda Dickson Acting First Assistant Secretary, Land, Water & Coasts Division Follow-up Submission GPO Box 787 CANBERRA ACT 2601 16 July 2003 Ms Delia Lawrie MLA Chair Sessional Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development Dear Ms Lawrie I refer to the video conference held on 19 May 2003 concerning the Inquiry into issues associated with the progressive entry into the Northern Territory of Cane Toads. During the meeting I offered to provide additional information for members of the Committee. Attached, please find the additional information. I trust that it will be of assistance to members of the Committee and the Inquiry overall. If you have any further questions concerning the information attached please contact Mr Robert Moore, Assistant Director, Threats & Threatened Section, by phone on (02) 6274 2272 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org Yours sincerely Rhondda Dickson INTRODUCTION In a video conference held as part of this inquiry on 19 May 2003, Environment Australia agreed to provide some additional information to the Sessional Committee on the following issues (as noted on page 14 of the video conference transcript). 1. Past funding offers from the Commonwealth to the Territory in terms of cane toad research that had not been taken up or accepted 2. A comparison between research of other feral animals and cane toads Each of these issues is addressed below. PAST FUNDING OFFERS FROM THE COMMONWEALTH TO THE TERRITORY IN TERMS OF CANE TOAD RESEARCH THAT HAD NOT BEEN TAKEN UP OR ACCEPTED. Environment Australia provides the following information:
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