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Scope

The committee examined the quality of water in Australia, including causes and effects of pollution and methods of prevention and control.

Chairs

Gordon Sinclair Davidson

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Denham Henty, Interview with Suzanne Lunney, 1974, National Library of Australia, TRC 309, session 1, 00:43:20-00:45:36.

Full interview available at https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-215011730/listen.

Gordon Sinclair Davidson, chair 1968-70, Interview with Bruce Edwards on the reaction of state governments to the inquiry, 1984-86, National Library of Australia, TRC 4900/41, session 43, 00:08:42-00:12:28.

Full interview available at https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-217655658/listen.

Gordon Sinclair Davidson, chair 1968-70, Interview with Bruce Edwards on site visits of the committee, 1984-86, National Library of Australia, TRC 4900/41, session 49, 00:02:14-00:05:17.

Full interview available at https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-217655658/listen.

Gordon Sinclair Davidson, chair 1968-70, Interview with Bruce Edwards on the report's conclusions, 1984-86, National Library of Australia, TRC 4900/41, session 49, 00:22:39-00:24:51.

Full interview available at https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-217655658/listen.

Tony Mulvihill, committee member, Interview with Ron Hurst, 1985, National Library of Australia, TRC 4900/77, session 29, 00:04:34-00:07:00.

Full interview available at https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-217984722/listen.

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Committee timeline – Select Committees on Air Pollution and Water Pollution

Reports

Date tabledTitleRead report
Progress report
Report (an interim report was tabled on 21-08-69)Parliamentary paper number 98/1970
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