An inquiry into consumer protection in the banking, insurance and financial sector.
An inquiry into Australia's general insurance industry.
The inconsistencies and inadequacies of current criminal, civil and administrative penalties for corporate and financial misconduct or white-collar crime.
The future sustainability of Australia’s strategically vital steel industry and its supply chain.
The future sustainability of Australia’s strategically vital naval shipbuilding industry.
An inquiry into carbon risk disclosure.
An inquiry into tax avoidance and aggressive minimisation by corporations registered in Australia and multinational corporations operating in Australia.
An inquiry into the measures governing the activities of Australian corporations, entities, organisations, individuals, government and related parties with respect to foreign bribery.
An inquiry into the effects of non-conforming building products on the Australian building and construction industry.
Inquiry into the implications of financial advice reforms.
An inquiry into the incidence of, and trends in, corporate avoidance of the Fair Work Act 2009
The Bill would require the ABC to restore its shortwave transmission services, following the announcement by the ABC in December 2016 that it would end its shortwave transmission service in the Northern Territory and to international audiences from 31 January 2017.
The bill proposes to prohibit mining activities in the Great Australian Bight mare area including the prospecting for the exploration of minerals or any other geological material.
The purpose of this bill is to amend the ABC's Charter in relation to the delivery of services to rural and regional Australia in each State and Territory, and it seeks to define the Corporation's mandate for its public service function for journalism in rural and regional Australia
The Bill proposes to amend the Interactive Gambling Act 2001 to implement harm minimisation measures to help individuals using online sports betting to better control their gambling. The Bill also proposes to establish an Interactive Gambling Regulator and National Self-exclusion Register.
An inquiry into the rehabilitation of mining and resources projects as it relates to Commonwealth responsibilities.
An inquiry into the Commonwealth's responsibility under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 to protect the globally significant and National Heritage listed Aboriginal rock art of the Burrup Peninsula including the impact of industrial pollution and matters related to the Commonwealth and Western Australian Governments’ conditions regulating and oversighting industries on the Burrup Peninsula.
An inquiry into the efficacy and regulation of shark mitigation and deterrent measures
An inquiry into the case for planned closure of coal-fired power stations, policy mechanisms to encourage the retirement of coal-fired power stations from the National Electricity Market and policy mechanisms to provide a just transition for affected workers and communities
An inquiry into the impact of climate change in the marine environment including the effect on fish stocks, marine biodiversity and ecosystems and the adequacy of protections for marine biodiversity and biosecurity measures and monitoring systems given current and projected climate change impacts
An inquiry into the potential impacts of BP's planned exploratory oil drilling project and any future oil or gas production in the Great Australian Bight
An inquiry into the risks and opportunities associated with the use of the bumblebee population in Tasmania for commercial pollination purposes
The appropriateness and effectiveness of the objectives, design, implementation and evaluation of the Community Development Program (CDP)
The operation, effectiveness, and consequences of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Location of Corporate Commonwealth Entities) Order 2016
An inquiry into the operation of the Administrative Arrangements Order, the effectiveness of the division and performance of responsibilities under it, and any other related matters.
An inquiry into gender segregation in the workplace and its impact on women's economic equality
Inquiry into the impact of Defence training activities and facilities on rural and regional communities.
Inquiry into the matters raised by the NSW Police Strike Force CIVET.
Inquiry into the operation of the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) resistance to interrogation (RTI) training.
Inquiry into Department of Defence’s management of credit and other transaction cards.
Inquiry into suicide by veterans and ex-service personnel
An inquiry into the provisions of the Airports Amendment Bill 2016.
An inquiry into the biosecurity risks associated with the importation of seafood and seafood products (including uncooked prawns and uncooked prawn meat) into Australia.
An inquiry into current and future regulatory requirements that impact on the safe commercial and recreational use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) and associated systems.
An inquiry into Australia's rail industry.
An inquiry into airport and aviation security.
An inquiry into the effect of market consolidation on the red meat processing sector.
An inquiry into aspects of road safety in Australia.
An inquiry into the increasing use of so-called Flag of Convenience shipping in Australia.
The committee is to inquire into the role of storage technologies to provide Australia’s electricity networks with the resilience to withstand the increasing severity and frequency of extreme weather events driven by global warming.
Whether a witness before the Environment and Communications References Committee was improperly influenced, and whether any contempt was committed.
An inquiry into the adequacy of parliamentary privilege with regard to the use of intrusive powers by law enforcement and intelligence agencies.
Possible improper interference in relation to the execution of search warrants.
The disposition of material over which a claim of privilege has been made.
The House Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts will conduct an inquiry into: Factors contributing to the growth and sustainability of the Australian film and television industry.
The Standing Committee on Economics, which can inquire into and report on any annual reports referred to it by the House of Representatives, has agreed to undertake an inquiry into the 2016 Annual Report of the Reserve Bank of Australia.
The Hon Scott Morrison MP, asked the Committee to inquire into and report on tax deductibility.
The Standing Committee on Economics will inquire into and report on a review of Australia's four major banks.
On Thursday, 9 February 2017 the Minister for Agriculture, The Hon Barnaby Joyce MP, requested the Committee inquire into and report on water use efficiency in Australian agriculture.
On 20 October 2016, the Committee resolved to inquire into the 2014-15 annual report of the Department of Agriculture.
The inquiry will look at ways to ensure that Australia’s tertiary system can meet the needs of a future labour force focused on innovation and creativity.
The Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport will inquire into and report on the Hearing Health and Wellbeing of Australia.
The Committee will inquire into and report on the educational opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Refer to the terms of reference for further information.
The Committee will inquire into and report on the social issues relating to land-based driverless vehicles in Australia. Refer to the terms of reference for further information.
Parliamentary inquiry into a better family law system to support and protect those affected by family violence
The Committee will inquire into how taxpayers, particularly individuals and small businesses, engage with Australia’s tax system.
The Committee will inquire into and report on the 2015-16 Annual Report of the Australian Taxation Office.
The Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy is inquiring into the 2015-16 annual report of the Department of the Environment and Energy, focusing on modernising Australia’s electricity grid.
Terms of Reference
Terms of Reference
This inquiry will review the printing standards for documents presented to Parliament and their place in an increasingly online environment.
The Committee will inquire into Australia’s trade and investment relationship with the United Kingdom
The Committee will inquire into the status of the human right to freedom of religion or belief.
The Defence Sub-Committee will review the Department of Defence Annual Report 2015-16.
The Committee will inquire into and report on migrant settlement outcomes.
The Joint Standing Committee on Northern Australia will inquire into and report on opportunities and methods for, and impediments and challenges to stimulating the tourism industry in Northern Australia.
The Committee will inquire into and report on the Strategic importance of the Indian Ocean Territories.
These hearings will provide an opportunity for the Committee to ask the NCA about recent developments and plans for the National Capital, including the status of current and proposed works.
The Committee will inquire into Australia's trade and investment relationship with Indonesia
This inquiry will examine the following treaty: Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of Japan concerning Reciprocal Provision of Supplies and Services between the Australian Defence Force and the Self-Defense Forces of Japan (Sydney, 14 January 2017)
This inquiry will examine the following treaty: Withdrawal of Australia’s reservation under the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) in relation to the exclusion of women from combat duties.
This inquiry will examine the following treaty: Agreement to Amend the Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement (Canberra, 13 October 2016)
This inquiry will examine the following treaty: Amendments to Appendices I and II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (Johannesburg, 4 October 2016).
This inquiry will examine the following treaty: Consequences of termination of the Treaty between Australia and the Democratic Republic of Timor Leste on Certain Maritime Arrangements in the Timor Sea
This inquiry will examine the following treaty: Regional Co-operative Agreement for Research, Development and Training Related to Nuclear Science and Technology (Ulaanbaatar, 18 May 2016).
This inquiry will examine the following treaty: Agreement concerning the Adoption of Harmonized Technical United Nations Regulations for Wheeled Vehicles, Equipment and Parts which can be Fitted and/or be Used on Wheeled Vehicles and the Conditions for Reciprocal Recognition of Approvals Granted on the Basis of these United Nations Regulations.
This inquiry will examine the following treaty: Framework Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the French Republic concerning Cooperation on the Future Submarine Program (Adelaide, 20 December 2016).
This inquiry will examine the following treaty: Loan Agreement between Australia and the International Monetary Fund (Canberra, 19 December 2016 and Washington DC, 4 January 2017).
This inquiry will examine the following treaty: Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Australia and the Government of New Zealand (Wellington, 8 December 2016).
This inquiry will examine the following treaty: Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the French Republic regarding the Exchange and Reciprocal Protection of Classified Information (Paris, 7 December 2016).
Inquiry into whistleblower protections in the corporate, public and not-for-profit sectors.
An inquiry into the life insurance industry
The role of the Committee is to monitor the activities of ASIC, the Takeovers Panel and the Corporations Legislation.
An inquiry into freedom of speech in Australia
The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security has commenced a review of the operation, effectiveness and implications of Division 3 of Part III of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Act 1979.
The Committee has commenced a review of the listing and re-listing of four terrorist organisations under the Criminal Code.
The Committee will inquire into the Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016
The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security is required under Section 29(1)(a) of the Intelligence Services Act 2001, to conduct an annual review of the administration, expenditure and financial statements of the AGO, ASIO, ASIS, ASD, DIO, and the ONA.
An inquiry into human trafficking.
An inquiry into the integrity of Australia's border arrangements.
The Committee will inquire into and report on the LAND 155 - Enhanced Gap Crossing Capability Facilities Project.
The Committee will inquire into and report on the Russell Offices buildings 5 and 6, infrastructure upgrade, Russell, Australian Capital Territory.
The Committee will inquire into and report on Stage One of the Garden Island (East), Critical Infrastructure Recovery Program, Sydney.
The Committee will inquire into and report on the Proposed fit-out of leased premises for the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, 15 William Street, Melbourne, Victoria.
The Committee will inquire into and report on Main Building Refresh Project, Geoscience Australia Building, Symonston, Australian Capital Territory.
The Committee will inquire into and report on the Australian Embassy Project Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America.
The Committee will inquire into and report on the Proposed fit-out of new leased premises for the Department of Immigration and Border Protection Headquarters Project.
The Committee will inquire into and report on the Proposed fit-out of new leased premises for the National Disability Insurance Agency and the Department of Human Services, Geelong, Victoria.
The Committee will inquire into and report on the Proposed Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation Project, Broadmeadows, Victoria.
The Committee will inquire into and report on the Proposed Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre Hardening Project at Mitchell Avenue, Northam, Western Australia.
The Committee will inquire into and report the Seaward Village - Proposed upgrades to housing for Defence families at Seaward Village, Swanbourne, Western Australia.
The Committee will inquire into and report on the Australian Chancery Project Paris, France - Base Building Refurbishment, International Energy Agency Tenancy fit-out.
The Committee will inquire into and report on the Proposed fit-out and relocation of the Australian Cyber Security Centre, Canberra, ACT.