Part of the ANU College of Law Research Seminar Series 2021 series
Australia's National Environmental Law, the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999: Regulatory Failure? Reform Failure?
ANU Law Honorary Associate Professor, Dr Peter Burnett (MPubL ‘90, PhD '19) is a former long-term senior executive with the federal Environment Department, specialising in regulatory and policy issues and now researching at the College.
In this lunchtime seminar, Dr Burnett reflects on recent independent reviews of Australia’s most important single environmental law and the future of reform proposals in this fraught area of regulation and policy.