House of Representatives Committees

Former Committee: Standing Committee on Agriculture, Resources, Fisheries and Forestry

Committee activities (inquiries and reports)

 

Completed inquiries and reports

 

43rd Parliament (September 2010- August 2013)

 

Inquiry into the Wine Australia Annual Report 2011-12

Presented in Parliament 24 June 2013;
Parliamentary paper 174/2013;
Date of Government Response: No response to date

Inquiry into the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research Annual Report 2011-12

Presented in Parliament 24 June 2013;
Parliamentary paper 173/2013;
Date of Government Response: 19 March 2014 (PDF 1101KB)

Report into National Rural Advisory Council Annual Report 2011-12

Presented in Parliament 3 June 2013;
Parliamentary paper 147/2013;
Date of Government Response: No response to date


Report on the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Annual Report 2011-12

Presented in Parliament 28 May 2013;
Parliamentary paper 139/2013;
Date of Government Response: No response to date

Report on the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry and Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities Annual Reports 2011–12: Caring for Our Country and Landcare
Presented in Parliament 15 May 2013;
Parliamentary paper 101/2013;
Date of Government Response: No response required


Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
Advisory Report on the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Legislation Amendment Bill 2012
Presented in Parliament 27 February 2013;
Parliamentary paper 33/2013;
Government Response not required

Netting the benefits

Inquiry into the Role of Science for the Future of Fisheries and Aquaculture
Presented in Parliament 27 November 2012;

Parliamentary paper 440/2012;
Date of Government Response: No response to date

Wheat Export Marketing Amendment Bill 2012
Advisory Report on the Wheat Export Marketing Amendment Bill 2012
Presented in Parliament 18 June 2012;
Parliamentary paper 157/2012;
Date of Government Response: No response to date

Competition and Consumer Amendment (Horticultural Code of Conduct) Bill 2011 and Constitutional Corporations (Farm Gate to Plate) Bill 2011
Advisory Report on the Consumer Amendment (Horticultural Code of Conduct) Bill 2011 and Constitutional Corporations (Farm Gate to Plate) Bill 2011
Presented in Parliament 19 March 2012;

Parliamentary paper 85/2012;
Government Response not required

Wild Rivers (Environmental Management) Bill 2011
Advisory Report on the Wild Rivers (Environmental Management) Bill 2011
Presented in Parliament 27 February 2012;
Parliamentary paper 56/2012;
Government Response not required

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Mining, Petroleum and Water Resources) Bill 2011
Advisory Report on the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Mining, Petroleum and Water Resources) Bill 2011
Presented in Parliament 27 February 2012;

Parliamentary paper 57/2012;
Government Response not required

Seeing the forest through the trees
Inquiry into the Australian forestry industry
Tabled 23 November 2011

Parliamentary paper 446/2011;
Date of Government Response: 19 June 2013 (PDF 7,526KB)

Bills referred to the committee on 6 July 2011
Advisory Report on the Excise Tariff Amendment (Condensate) Bill 2011 and the Excise Legislation Amendment (Condensate) Bill 2011
Presented to the Speaker 16 August 2011

Parliamentary paper 200/2011
Government Response not required

Bills referred to the committee on 25 May 2011
Advisory Report on the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (National Regulator) Bill 2011 and related Bills
Presented to the Speaker 27 June 2011; Tabled 4 July 2011

Parliamentary paper 174/2011
Government Response not required

42nd Parliament (February 2008 – July 2010)
Standing Committee on Primary Industries and Resources

Farming the Future: the role of government in assisting Australian farmers to adapt to the impacts of climate change
Inquiry into the role of government in assisting Australian farmers to adapt to the impacts of climate change
Tabled 15 March 2010

Parliamentary paper 72/2010;
Date of Government Response: 30 October 2012 (PDF 809KB)

Down Under: Greenhouse Gas Storage
Inquiry into the Draft Offshore Petroleum Amendment (Greenhouse Gas Storage) Bill
Presented to the Speaker 15 August 2008; Tabled 1 September 2008

Parliamentary paper 323/2008;
Date of Government Response: 17 September 2008 (PDF 796KB)

More Than Honey: the future of the Australian honey bee and pollination industries
Inquiry into the Future Development of the Australian Honey Bee Industry
Tabled 16 June 2008

Parliamentary paper 294/2008;
Date of Government Response: 12 August 2009 (PDF 101KB)

41st Parliament (November 2004 - October 2007)
Standing Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Inquiry into the Future Development of the Australian Honey Bee Industry (lapsed on the prorogation of the 41st Parliament)

Skills: Rural Australia's Need
Inquiry into rural training and research
Tabled 26 February 2007

Parliamentary paper 37/2007;
Date of Government Response: 11 February 2010 (PDF 2,567 KB)

Taking control: a national approach to pest animals
Inquiry into the impact on agriculture of pest animals
Tabled 28 November 2005

Parliamentary paper 430/2005;
Date of Government Response: No response to date

40th Parliament (February 2002 - August 2004)
Standing Committee on Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Getting Water Right(s) The future of rural Australia
Inquiry into future water supplies for Australia's rural industries and communities
Tabled 21 June 2004

Parliamentary paper 152/2004;
Date of Government Response: No response to date

39th Parliament (December 1998 - October 2001)
Standing Committee on Primary Industries and Regional Services

Bioprospecting: Discoveries changing the future
Inquiry into development of high technology industries in regional Australia based on bioprospecting
Tabled 20 September 2001;

Parliamentary paper 192/2001;
Date of Government Response: 26 September 2002 (PDF 551KB)

Work in progress: Proceed with Caution
Inquiry into primary producer access to gene technology
Tabled 19 June 2000;

Parliamentary paper 257/2000;
Date of Government Response: 27 March 2001 (PDF 1,762KB)

Time running out: Shaping Regional Australia's Future
Inquiry into the infrastructure and the development of Australia's regional areas
Tabled 13 March 2000;

Parliamentary paper 42/2000;
Date of Government Response: 23 May 2001 (PDF 6,020KB)

38th Parliament (May 1996 - August 1998)
Standing Committee on Primary Industries, Resources and Rural and Regional Affairs

Adjusting to Agricultural Trade Reform: Australia no longer down under
Tabled 22 June 1998;

Parliamentary paper 96/98;
Date of Government Response: 23 May 2001 (PDF 1,643KB)

Developments in New Zealand Agriculture – Report of the Committee's visit to New Zealand
Tabled 1 December 1997;

Parliamentary paper 397/97;
Date of Government Response: 8 March 2001

Managing Commonwealth Fisheries: The Last Frontier
Inquiry into the management of commonwealth fisheries
Tabled 23 June 1997;

Parliamentary paper 107/97;
Date of Government Response: 8 March 2001 (PDF 1,729KB)
Auditor-General's response: 29 August 1997

Earlier reports

For a list of earlier reports by this Committee, see the Register of Committee Reports (1901 to current day).

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