Should The Federal Government Protect The Environment

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Introduction

Thank you and good morning Madame speaker,

The Federal government should have specific powers under the Australian constitution to legislate for the environment. This is necessary to achieve environmental protection whilst improving the environmental performance. The evolution of environmental laws has corresponded with refining of the collective environmental concerns and values.
Previously in the past, the way the law has protected the environment was completely evident. The law was being able to use in many ways to pursue the environment protection whether it’s the protection of property rights or preserving species and habitat for the own sake of their existence.
The amount of environmental protection mechanisms has evolved
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The law was being able to use in many ways to pursue the environment protection whether it's the protection of property rights or preserving species and habitat for the own sake of their existence.

Under the environment protection and biodiversity conservation Act, the actions produced, have created a significant impact on a matter on national environment significance that is required an approval from the Federal government as stated above. With enforcements made by the Federal government, and having specific powers, the environment will be protected whilst improving the environmental performance. The Federal government has created plans for the near future that could potentially be the most effective changes to the environment.

Question
How could you possibly let the Murray Darling Basin survive without the Federal government enforcing and legislating laws for the environment when the Murray Darling Basin is struggling due to unsustainable extraction levels for irrigation? Without sufficient water needed, the ecosystem at the Basin will continue to deteriorate, harming and threatening species and the viability of farming, cities and non rural

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