House of Representatives Committees

Standing Committee on Economics

Committee activities (inquiries and reports)

43rd Parliament (September 2010 - August 2013)

Tax Laws Amendment (2013 Measures No. 2) Bill 2013 (completed)
Tabled: 3 June 2013

Inquiry into the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2013 Measures No. 2) Bill 2013 (completed)
Tabled: 14 May 2013

Tax Laws Amendment (Countering Tax Avoidance and Multinational Profit Shifting) Bill 2013 (completed)
Tabled: 12 March 2013

Minerals Resource Rent Tax Amendment (Protecting Revenue) Bill 2013 (lapsed)

Tax Laws Amendment (2012 Measures No. 6) Bill 2012 (completed)
Tabled: 11 February 2013

Review of the Reserve Bank Annual Report 2012 (First Report) (completed)
Tabled: 18 March 2013

Inquiry into Australia’s Oil Refinery Industry (completed)
Tabled: 5 February 2013

Review of the Reserve Bank Annual Report 2011 (Second Report) (completed)
Tabled: 1 November 2012

Competition and Consumer Amendment (Australian Food Labelling) Bill 2012 (lapsed)

Clean Energy Amendment Bills Referred on 20 September 2012 (completed)
Tabled: 10 October 2012

Tax Laws Amendment (2012 Measures No. 4) Bill 2012 (completed)
Tabled: 15 August 2012

Inquiry into the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Exposure Draft Bills
(completed)
Tabled: 15 August 2012

Tax Laws Amendment (Managed Investment Trust Withholding Tax) Bill 2012 (completed)
Tabled: 25 June 2012

Bills Referred on 24 May 2012
(completed)
Tabled: 18 June 2012

Clean Energy Bills Referred on 24 May 2012 (completed)
Tabled: 30 May 2012

Inquiry into the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2012 Measures No. 1) Bill 2012 (completed)
Tabled: 30 March 2012

Review of the Reserve Bank Annual Report 2011 (First Report) (completed)
Tabled: 22 March 2012

Corporations Amendment (Phoenixing and Other Measures) Bill 2012 (completed)
Statement of Discharge: 27 February 2012

Review of the Insurance Contracts Amendment Bill 2011 (completed)
Tabled: 16 February 2012

Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2011-12 and Appropriation Bill (No. 4) 2011-12 (completed)
Statement of Discharge: 13 February 2012

Review of the Tax Laws Amendment (2011 Measures No. 9) Bill 2011 (completed)
Tabled: 8 February 2012

Inquiry into the Mineral Resource Rent Tax Bills 2011 (completed)
Tabled: 21 November 2011

Review of the Reserve Bank Annual Report 2010 (Third Report)  (completed)
Tabled: 21 November 2011

Tax Laws Amendment (2011 Measures No. 8) Bill 2011 and Pay As You Go Withholding Non-compliance Tax Bill 2011
(completed)
Tabled: 3 November 2011

Inquiry into Corporations (Fees) Amendment Bill 2011 (completed)
Tabled: 12 October 2011

Inquiry into the Food Standards Amendment (Truth in Labelling - Palm Oil) Bill 2011 (completed)
Tabled: 19 September 2011

Inquiry into the Competition and Consumer (Price Signalling) Amendment Bill 2010 and Competition and Consumer Amendment Bill (No. 1) 2011 Government's price signalling legislation (completed)
Tabled: 22 June 2011

National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Home Loans and Credit Cards) Bill 2011 (completed)
Tabled: 15 June 2011

Inquiry into the taxation of alternative fuels bills (completed)
Tabled: 1 June 2011

Review of the Reserve Bank Annual Report 2010 (Second Report) (completed)
Tabled: 23 May 2011

Inquiry into Indigenous economic development in Queensland and review of the Wild Rivers (Environmental Management) Bill 2010(completed)
Tabled: 12 May 2011

Review of Reserve Bank Annual Report 2010 (First Report) (completed)
Tabled: 28 February 2011

Inquiry into the Income Tax Rates Amendment (Temporary Flood Reconstruction Levy) Bill 2011; and the Tax Laws Amendment (Temporary Flood Reconstruction Levy) Bill 2011
(completed)
Tabled: 21 February 2011

42nd Parliament (February 2008 – July 2010)

Review of the Reserve Bank Annual Report 2009 (Second Report) (lapsed)

Inquiry into raising the level of productivity growth in the Australian Economy (completed)
Tabled: 28 April 2010

Review of the Reserve Bank Annual Report 2009 (First Report) (completed)
Tabled: 18 March 2010

Review of the Reserve Bank Annual Report 2008 (second report) (completed)
Tabled: 16 November 2009

Inquiry into the choice of emissions trading as the central policy to reduce Australia's carbon pollution
(This inquiry has been discontinued and the committee is not receiving submissions)

Review of the Reserve Bank Annual Report 2008 (first report) (completed)
Tabled: 24 March 2009

Inquiry into competition in the banking and non-banking sectors (completed)
Tabled: 21 November 2008   
Response by the Reserve Bank of Australia: 14th May 2009

Review of the Reserve Bank Annual Report 2007 (second Report) (completed)
Tabled: 24 November 2008    

Review of the Reserve Bank Annual Report 2007 (first Report) (completed)
Tabled: 2 June 2008

41st Parliament (November 2004 - October 2007)
Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration

Report of the 2007 New Zealand Committee Exchange (completed)
Tabled: 19 September 2007

Inquiry into home loan lending practices and processes (completed)
Tabled: 17 September 2007

Review of the Reserve Bank Annual Report 2006 (second report) (completed)
Tabled: 17 September 2007

Inquiry into the state of Australia's manufactured export and import competing base now and beyond the resources boom (completed)
Tabled: 13 August 2007
Government response: 5 February 2010

Inquiry into the current and future directions of Australia's services export sector (completed)
Tabled: 18 June 2007
Date of Government response: 4 December 2008

Review of the Reserve Bank Annual Report 2006 (First Report)
Tabled: 21 May 2007

Review of the Reserve Bank Annual Reports 2005 (Second Report)
Tabled: 4 December 2006

Review of the Reserve Bank & Payments System Board Annual Reports 2005 (First Report)
Tabled: 14 August 2006 (Presented out of session to the Speaker 7 July 2006)

Inquiry into improving the superannuation savings of people under 40 (completed)
Tabled: 19 June 2006

Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report: 2004 (Second Report)
Tabled: 12 September 2005

Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report: 2004 (First Report)
Tabled: 7 April 2005 (Out of session)

40th Parliament (February 2002 - August 2004)
Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration

Review of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Annual Report 2003 (lapsed)

Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report 2003
Tabled: 13 August 2004
Date of Government Response: 10 May 2005

Inquiry into the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Annual Report 2003
Tabled: 21 June 2004

Review of Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report 2002-03, Interim report
Tabled: 22 March 2004

Review of Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report 2001-02
Tabled: 1 December 2003

Rates and Taxes: A Fair Share for Responsible Local Government
Tabled: 24 November 2003
Date of Government Response: 22 June 2005

Review of Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report 2000-01
Tabled: 23 September 2002

39th Parliament (November 1998 - October 2001)
Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration

Bank prudential supervision: Australian Prudential Regulation Authority: Review of Audit report no. 42 2000-01 (lapsed)

Competing Interests: is there balance? Review of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Annual Report 1999-2000
Tabled: 24 September 2001

The Centenary of Federation Hearing: Review of Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report 1999-2000
Tabled: 25 June 2001
Date of Government Response: Tabled 14 May 2002 (dated 7 May 2002) (PDF 134KB)

International financial markets: friends or foes?
Tabled: 26 March 2001
Date of Government Response: Tabled 27 September 2001 (dated 26 September 2001) (PDF 1323KB)

Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia annual report 1999-2000: The Wagga Wagga Hearing, Interim Report
Tabled: 5 March 2001
Date of Government Response: Tabled 14 February 2002 (dated 12 February 2002) (PDF 163KB)

Review of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority: Who will guard the guardians?
Tabled: 6 November 2000
Date of Government Response: Tabled 20 June 2002 (dated 23 April 2002) (PDF 205KB)

Numbers on the run: Review of the ANAO Report no.37 1998-99 on the management of Tax File Numbers
Tabled: 28 August 2000

Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia annual report 1998-99: Final Report
Tabled: 26 June 2000

Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia annual report 1998-99: Interim Report
Tabled: 13 March 2000

Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia annual report 1997-98
Tabled: 23 August 1999
Date of Government Response: 28 June 2000 (PDF 147KB)

Regional banking services: Money too far away
Tabled: 22 March 1999
Date of Government Response: 29 June 2000 (PDF 47KB)

Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia annual report 1997-98: Interim report
Tabled 8 March 1999

38th Parliament (May 1996 - August 1998)
Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration

Review of the National Competition Council annual report 1996-97
Tabled 29 June 1998
Date of Government Response: 24 August 1999

Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia annual report 1996-97
Tabled 22 June 1998

Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia annual report 1996-97: Interim report
Tabled 23 March 1998

Review of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission annual report 1996-97
Tabled 9 March 1998
Date of Government Response: 9 March 1999

Reviews of the 1995-96 annual reports of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Australian Securities Commission and the Insurance and Superannuation Commission
Tabled 29 September 1997
Date of Government Response: 22 June 1999

Report of the inquiry into ANAO Audit Report No 6 1996-97 on Commonwealth guarantees, indemnities and letters of comfort.
Tabled 29 September 1997
Date of Government Response: 26 May 1998

Cultivating competition: Inquiry into aspects of the National Competition Policy Reform Package.
Tabled 23 June 1997
Date of Government Response: 26 May 1998

Review of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 1995-96 Annual Report.
Tabled 23 June 1997
Date of Government Response: 3 March 1998

Earlier reports

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

Copies of submissions and transcripts of public hearings

Printed volumes of submissions and transcripts of evidence taken at public hearings for each of the above reports can be reviewed at the National Library of Australia or with the Committee Secretariat.

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