House of Representatives Committees

Committee activities (inquiries and reports)

43rd Parliament (September 2010 - August 2013)

Inquiry into the Arrangements Surrounding Crimes Committed at Sea

Tabled: 24 June 2013
Parliamentary Papers: 190/2013
Date of Government Response:TBA

Constitutional Roundtable
Held: 20 June 2013
Parliament House, Canberra


Inquiry into Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Tabled: 29 November 2012
Parliamentary Papers: 443/2012
Date of Government Response: 14 July 2014 (PDF 618 KB)

Tabling Speeches: Chair - Graham Perrett MP; Committee Member - The Hon Dr Sharman Stone MP

Inquiry into residential strata title insurance

Tabled: 21 March 2012
Parliamentary Papers: 93/2012
Date of Government Response: 28 June 2012 (PDF 697KB)

Tabling Speech: Chair – Graham Perrett MP

Inquiry into the operation of the insurance industry during disaster events
Tabled: 27 February 2012
Parliamentary Papers: 59/2012
Date of Government Response: 28 June 2012 (PDF 597KB)

Tabling Speeches: Chair - Graham Perrett MP; Deputy Chair - The Hon Judi Moylan MP

Inquiry into the regulation of billboard and outdoor advertising
Tabled: 4 July 2011
Parliamentary Papers: 171/2011
Tabling Speeches: Chair – Graham Perrett MP; Deputy Chair – The Hon Judi Moylan MP
Date of Government Response: 15 August 2012

 

Bill Inquiries


Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill 2013

Tabled: 19 June 2013
Parliamentary Papers: 223/2013
Date of Government Response: TBA

Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblower Protection) Bill 2012 and the
Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblower Protection) (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012

Public Interest Disclosure Bill 2013

Tabled: 28 May 2013
Parliamentary Papers: 138/2013
Date of Government Response: TBA

Sex Discrimination Amendment (Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Status) Bill 2013
Tabled: 27 May 2013
Parliamentary Papers: 136/2013
Date of Government Response: TBA

Courts and Tribunals Legislation Amendment (Administration) Bill 2012

Tabled: 11 February 2013
Parliamentary Papers: 20/2013

Tabling Speeches: Chair – Graham Perrett MP; Deputy Chair – The Hon Judi Moylan MP
Date of Government Response: TBA

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Serious Drugs, Identity Crime and Other Measures) Bill 2012
Statement: 29 October 2012
The Committee Chair, Mr Graham Perrett MP, reported to the House by oral statement. The transcript of the statement can be found by clicking here.


Freedom of Information Amendment (Parliamentary Budget Office) Bill 2012
Statement: 29 October 2012
The Committee Chair, Mr Graham Perrett MP, reported to the House by oral statement. The transcript of the statement can be found by clicking here.

Law Enforcement Integrity Legislation Amendment Bill 2012

Statement: 10 October 2012
The Committee Chair, Mr Graham Perrett MP, reported to the House by oral statement. The transcript of the statement can be found by clicking here.

Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Further 2012 Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2012
Tabled: 10 October 2012
Parliamentary Papers: 250/2012

Tabling Speeches: Chair – Graham Perrett MP

National Integrity Commissioner Bill 2012

Tabled: 10 September 2012
Parliamentary Papers: 217/2012

Tabling Speeches: Chair - Mr Graham Perrett MP

Do Not Knock Register Bill 2012
Tabled: 17 September 2012
Parliamentary Papers: 222/2012

Tabling Speeches: Chair - Mr Graham Perrett MP; Deputy Chair - The Hon Judi Moylan MP

Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Bill 2012
Tabled: 17 September 2012
Parliamentary Papers: 223/2012
Tabling Speeches: Chair - Mr Graham Perrett MP; Deputy Chair - The Hon Judi Moylan MP


Inquiry into the Customs Amendment (Smuggled Tobacco) Bill 2012

Statement: 20 August 2012
The Committee Chair, Mr Graham Perrett MP, reported to the House by oral statement. The transcript of the statement can be found by clicking here.

Inquiry into the Wild Rivers (Environmental Management) Bill 2011 (lapsed)

Maritime Powers Bill 2012; and Maritime Powers (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012
Statement: 28 June 2012
The Committee Chair, Mr Graham Perrett MP, reported to the House by oral statement.

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Slavery, Slavery-like Conditions and People Trafficking) Bill 2012

Statement: 28 June 2012
The Committee Chair, Mr Graham Perrett MP, reported to the House by oral statement.

Inquiry into Judicial Misbehaviour and Incapacity (Parliamentary Commissions) Bill 2012 and Courts Legislation Amendment (Judicial Complaints) Bill 2012

Tabled: 25 June 2012
Parliamentary Papers: 178/2012

Tabling Speech: Chair - Mr Graham Perrett MP

Australian Human Rights Commission Amendment (National Children’s Commissioner) Bill 2012
Tabled: 21 June 2012
Parliamentary Papers: 170/2012

Tabling Speech: Chair - Mr Graham Perrett MP

Inquiry into the Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2012 and the Marriage Amendment Bill 2012
Tabled: 18 June 2012
Parliamentary Papers: 158/2012

Tabling Speeches: Chair - Mr Graham Perrett MP


Inquiry into the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment (R 18+ Computer Games) Bill 2012
Tabled: 29 February 2012
Parliamentary Papers: 65/2012

Inquiry into the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Powers and Offences) Bill 2011
Tabled: 29 February 2012
Parliamentary Papers: 66/2012
Correspondence from the Attorney-General: 12 April 2012 (PDF 248KB)

Audit of investigative and coercive powers of Commonwealth agencies: 22 November 2012 (PDF 4870KB)

Inquiry into the Access to Justice (Federal Jurisdiction) Amendment Bill 2011
Statement: 13 February 2012
The Committee Chair, Mr Graham Perrett MP, reported to the House by oral statement. The transcript of the statement can be found by clicking here.

Inquiry into the Territories Self-Government Legislation Amendment (Disallowance and Amendment of Laws) Bill 2011
Tabled: 23 September 2011
Parliamentary Papers: 257/2011

Inquiry into the Extradition and Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation Amendment Bill 2011
Tabled: 12 September 2011
Parliamentary Papers: 213/2011
Tabling Speeches: Chair – Graham Perrett MP; Acting Deputy Chair – The Hon Dr Sharman Stone MP

Inquiry into the Legislative Instruments Amendment (Sunsetting) Bill 2011
Statement: 18 August 2011
The Committee Chair, Mr Graham Perrett MP, reported to the House by oral statement. The transcript of the statement can be found by clicking here.

Inquiry into the Family Assistance and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2011
Tabled: 14 June 2011
Parliamentary Papers: 157/2011
Tabling Speeches: Chair – Graham Perrett MP; Deputy Chair – The Hon Judi Moylan MP

Inquiry into the Family Law Legislation Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2011
Tabled: 12 May 2011
Parliamentary Papers: 107/2011

Reports of relevant past committees

For all reports and inquiries relating to the Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs, please click here and for the Standing Committee on Family, Community, Housing and Youth, please click here

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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