The Select Committee on Salinity was established by the Legislative Council of the Parliament of Western Australia in November 1987 to inquire into and report on salinity in Western Australia giving particular regard to:
• what action has, or is being taken, to assess the magnitude of the problem;
• what form of action can, or should, be taken to control salinity;
• what legislative of administrative acts or incentives to the private sector are necessary or desirable to assist further in controlling or eradicating salinity.
Members appointed to the Select Committee were the Honourable David Wordsworth (Chairman), the Honourable Doug Wenn (Deputy Chairman), the Honourable Tom Butler and the Honourable John Caldwell.
Western Australia, Waterlogging, Agroforestry, Catchment hydrology, Degradation, Soil degradation, Salinity
Read, V T. (1988), Salinity in Western Australia : a situation statement. Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia, Perth. Report 81.