7 Nov 2019

Environmental Reporting Act criticised in scathing report

From Checkpoint, 5:50 pm on 7 November 2019

The Government's environment watchdog is warning of alarming gaps in data, which could be leading to poor policy and irreversible environmental damage.

In a scathing new report, the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment has identified significant shortfalls in the Environmental Reporting Act, which introduced mandatory reporting in 2015.

Harry Lock reports.