Inquiry into the proposal to drain and restore Lake Pedder

by Australia. Parliament. House of Representatives. Standing Committee on Environment, Recreation, and the Arts.

Publisher: Australian Govt. Pub. Service in [Canberra]

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Edition Notes

StatementParliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, House of Representatives Standing Committee on Environment, Recreation and the Arts.
SeriesParliamentary paper / Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia,, no. 113 of 1995, Parliamentary paper (Australia. Parliament) ;, no. 1995/113.
LC ClassificationsJ905 .L3, no. 113, QH541.15.R45 .L3, no. 113
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 97 p. :
Number of Pages97
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL561481M
ISBN 100644452595
LC Control Number96145382

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Inquiry into the proposal to drain and restore Lake Pedder by Australia. Parliament. House of Representatives. Standing Committee on Environment, Recreation, and the Arts. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Inquiry into the Proposal to Drain and Restore Lake Pedder. The report was tabled 26 June and is Parliamentary Paper Number / The Standing Committee was in existence The report is still available on the Parliament of Australia website but.

The proposal to drain and restore Lake Pedder' is sufficiently developed to be raised as a question for an in-principle decision but insufficient detail and information is currently available to provide the basis for a definite commitment to proceed. Technically it is feasible. Australian Government House of Representatives Standing Committee on Environment, Recreation and the Arts: Inquiry into the Proposal to Drain and Restore Lake Pedder, June (from the Summary).

‘As it sits now the lake [the Huon-Serpentine storage] is an insult upon the land. It is not the first push to restore Lake Pedder.

A federal inquiry found it was technically feasible, but too expensive. A predicted glut of electricity has sparked renewed interest in the idea. Commonwealth Government () Inquiry into the Proposal to Drain and Restore Lake Pedder.

House of Representatives Standing Committee on Environment, Recreation and the Arts, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.

Crowley K. () Lake Pedder’s loss and failed restoration: Ecological politics meets liberal democracy in Tasmania. Environment, Recreation and the Arts-Standing Committee- Inquiry into the proposal to drain and restore Lake Pedder-Report, incorporating a dissenting report, 19 June Evidence received by the committee.

Minutes of proceedings. Ordered-That the report be printed. Mr Langmore and Mr Lloyd made statements in connection with the report. Lake Pedder forms too vital a piece of Tasmania's renewable energy mix for the Inquiry into the proposal to drain and restore Lake Pedder book to consider the possibility of restoring it to its original state.

Inthe Lake Pedder Restoration Committee (LPRC) developed a 3D visualisation – Lake Pedder: from inundation to restoration – which enables viewers to appreciate the process, the drama and the excitement of restoration of this unique landscape. You are invited to view the 3D visualisation, remember the incomparable beauty of Lake Pedder and contemplate [ ].

Commonwealth of Australia () Inquiry into the proposal to drain and restore Lake Pedder; house of representatives standing committee on environment. Recreation and. Inthe federal parliamentary Inquiry into the Proposal to Drain and Restore Lake Pedder concluded that the loss of the lake's role in Tasmania's electricity generation could be accommodated.

However, this was not considered a priority at the time and would have been very costly. Ina Commonwealth inquiry found it was technically feasible to drain the Pedder reservoir and restore the features of the original lake, something it said would likely enhance the world heritage values of the area.

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The guide also incorporates key watershed-related topics not included in the Handbook. The Quick. The flooding of Lake Pedder in South West Tasmania for hydro-electricity in the early s is recognised as one of the world's great ecological tragedies.

The hope for its restoration, long held by some, has been given impetus by the activities of Peddera nation-wide restoration lobby group founded in AH inquiry Into freight exports of perishable and time liillilJili the proposal to drain and restore Lake Pedder-' ' A whole of government clearance process is currently in progress for the.

response. It is expected that the response should be tabled during the spring. The lake was famous for its exquisite beauty and the pink quartzite sand of its beach, and it was the centrepiece of Lake Pedder National Park, established in The Serpentine River meandered through the park, eventually feeding into the mighty Gordon River, the main waterway of the Gordon-Franklin river system.

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Calls for restoration of Lake Pedder have continued since when the Sydney Liberal MHR and barrister Edward St John, after a federal committee of inquiry into the flooding, wrote: “The day will come when our children will undo what we so foolishly have done.”. Implications for the Tasmanian electricity system of the proposal to restore Lake Pedder July Overview The paper analyses the implication for the Tasmanian electricity system of the proposal by the Lake Pedder Restoration Committee (LPRC) to restore the original Lake Pedder.

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An earlier format was the Save Lake Pedder National Park Committee in In the early s the state government of Tasmania led by Eric Reece and its energy agency the Hydro-Electric Commission planned to dam the upper Gordon River and subsequently flood and enlarge Lake Pedder in South West Tasmania.

The committee was active in publications arguing for the preservation of Lake Pedder. The flooding of the Lake Pedder National Park was Australia's greatest example of a lack of respect for our natural wonders.

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