President’s Report

President’s Report on activities since last meeting in Canberra (18-19 October, 2012)

Coal Seam Gas Reports Williams et al (2012) :
• Andrew Campbell and I published an article on the report in The Conversation (see attached).
• On behalf of ACEDD, I wrote letters to key ministers in the Australian, NSW and Queensland Governments (targeting environment, natural resources, mining, primary industries and energy portfolios). Also sent letter to leaders of opposition and key independents (Katter and Windsor). Responses have been collated and are attached to this report.

An analysis of coal seam gas production and natural resource management in Australia: Issues and ways forward.

John Williams Scientific Services Pty Ltd recently prepared a report for The Australian Council of Environmental Deans and Directors. The report is titled An analysis of coal seam gas production and natural resource management in Australia: Issues and ways forward. Both a precis and a full report are available to download:  [ Download Precis ]…