Business Environmental Issues
Assignment No.1 (35%) Q1. Using the article provided in the class what are major environmental issues facing future generations of Australians? What are the means by which Australia is now tackling these issues? Is energy an important issue to tackle? (5%) Q2. Describe the steps one needs to follow to obtain approval for a project that requires EIA and approval in one of your chosen state. Please choose the state as per the guide below. If you want to change some steps in the procedure what would you change? (5%) State selection guide: NSW (ID ending in 0-1), SA (ID ending in 2-3), VIC (ID ending in 3-4), QLD (ID ending in 5-6, WA (6-9). Q3. How did practitioners overcome the pitfalls of EIA? Select two pitfalls to answer your question. Use journal articles/book chapters (other than the one given in the class) to describe this. (5%) Q4. Consider a chosen development activity from a list posted and conduct environmental impact assessment. Your EIA should include all the steps taught in the class. Every step will be marked equally. You should show your progress in the class and the sketch/handwriting/half workouts within the class should be signed and submitted with the report (15 %). The report structure and referencing style will attract 5% of the mark. All referred materials should be cited. If you are working with another student it should be specified. Resources: Use lecture materials or books. Marking Criteria: Mark distribution for each section of the report is specified within instruction.
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