House of Representatives Committees

Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration

Committee activities (inquiries and reports)

Review of the National Competition Council annual report 1996-97

The Committee tabled its report Review of the National Competition Council annual report 1996-97 on 29 June 1998. Copies of the full report are available in PDF format (77KB) or from the Committee Secretariat.

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Media releases

Speeches

Government response: to date there has been no Government response to the Committee's report.

Table of contents of report: Review of the National Competition Council

FOREWORD

MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

TERMS OF REFERENCE

ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

RECOMMENDATIONS

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

Background
Scope and conduct of the review
CHAPTER TWO: MAJOR ISSUES

Public interest test vs net community benefit
Progress in implementing the reforms
Assessment process
Assessment of Commonwealth Government performance
Further comments on the legislative review program
NCC's first national review - Australia Post review
Application of the reforms by local government
Benefits, outcomes and implications of the reforms
Public education
Dual role of the NCC: adviser and assessor
Committee's overall assessment of the NCC's performance

APPENDIX 1: LIST OF SUBMISSIONS

  1. National Competition Council (Not available in PDF format of report)

APPENDIX 2: LIST OF EXHIBITS

APPENDIX 3: LIST OF HEARINGS AND WITNESSES ( A copy of the public hearing transcript for the 25 February 1998 is available in PDF format or from the Committee Secretariat)

APPENDIX 4: GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO CULTIVATING COMPETITION REPORT (Available as html document, not available in PDF format of report)

APPENDIX 5: GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO REVIEW OF AUSTRALIAN COMPETITION AND CONSUMER COMMISSION ANNUAL REPORT 1995-96: RECOMMENDATION 2

COMMITTEE'S REVIEWS OF ANNUAL REPORTS

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LIST OF TABLES

Table 1.1: Key aspects of the NCC's annual report 1996-97
Table 1.2: NCC future priorities for reform as set out in its annual report 1996-97
Table 2.1: Summary of outstanding first tranche issues as at 30 June 1997
Table 2.2: National Competition Payments

Media releases

During the course of the inquiry the following media releases were issued by the Committee:

Speeches

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