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Type: Thesis
Title: The role of monitoring and auditing in the environmental impact assessment (EIA) process in Australia.
Author: Ahammed, A. K. M. Rafique
Issue Date: 2007
School/Discipline: School of Social Sciences : Geographical and Environmental Studies
Abstract: Australia is one of the few countries to have legislative provisions for EIA monitoring and auditing, yet monitoring and auditing remain weak or neglected within the EIA process. This study identifies four major areas for analysis and evaluation of current procedures and practices of EIA monitoring and auditing in three Australian jurisdictions: institutional arrangements; public accountablity, transparency and community involvement; approaches and techniques; and resources and capacity. Case studies involving EIA projects and surveys and interviews with EIA practitioners were conducted in South Australia, Western Australia and New South Wales.
Dissertation Note: Thesis (Ph.D.) -- University of Adelaide, School of Social Sciences, 2007
Keywords: environmental impact analysis Australia case studies;
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