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On 24 February 2014, the House referred to the Committee this matter to the committee for investigation and report.
The committee will inquire into and report on country of origin food labelling
This inquiry will investigate Australia’s foreign investment policy as it applies to residential real estate.
The committee will inquire into various aspects of the 2013 Annual Report of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority.
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 2013 Annual Report of the Reserve Bank of Australia.
The Committee will inquire into and report on the role played by TAFEs in:
Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world with skin cancers accounting for almost 80 per cent of all new cancers diagnosed. Two out of three Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the age of 70, and almost 2000 Australians die of skin cancer each year.
The Standing Committee on Health will inquire into melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers.
The Committee will inquire into and report on the harmful use of alcohol in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Refer to the terms of reference for further information.
On Thursday 12 December 2013, the House Selection Committee referred a private member’s bill to the Committee for inquiry and report - the High Speed Rail Planning Authority Bill 2013.
Australian Communities in urban and regional areas face increasing challenges in deciding where and how to build new infrastructure that will increase productivity and support our living standards. Population growth, demographic change, extreme weather events, increasing fuel costs, housing affordability, technological change, and resource limitations, make dealing with these challenges all the more difficult.
Inquiry into the use of section 313 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 by government agencies to disrupt the operation of illegal online services.
Throughout the 44th Parliament, this ongoing reference will review and make recomendations for amendments to the House of Representatives Standing and Sessional Orders.
This inquiry will investigate whether there is currently sufficient regulation and guidance on the use of electronic devices in the Chamber or whether there needs to be additional guidance or restriction.
The Committee will consider whether any problems experienced by payers or payees of child support impact on the majority of parents and other carers involved in the system, or a minority, and make recommendations accordingly.
The Committee will inquire into and report on the 2013 Annual Report of the Australian Taxation Office.
The Committee is to inquire into and report on disputes between taxpayers and the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).
The Committee will inquire into and report on the impact of ‘green tape’ and issues related to environmental regulation and deregulation.
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