Federal EPA would help halt species' decline, advocates say

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated March 22 2021 - 8:33pm, first published 2:00am
Independent MP Andrew Wilkie introduced laws to create a Commonwealth Environmental Protection Authority on Monday. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

A crossbencher's model for a federal environmental protection agency would create the type of tough watchdog needed to halt the decline of Australia's threatened species, advocacy groups say.

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

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