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Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration

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Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report 1999-00: Interim Report: the Wagga Wagga Hearing

The Committee tabled its report Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report 1999-00: Interim Report: the Wagga Wagga Hearing on 5 March 2001. Copies of the full report are available in PDF format (104KB) or from the Committee Secretariat.

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Government response: 12 February 2002 (PDF format 163KB)

 

Table of contents of report:
Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report 1999-00: Interim Report: the Wagga Wagga Hearing

FOREWORD

MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE

TERMS OF REFERENCE

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

LIST OF RECOMMENDATIONS

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION

Background
Scope and conduct of the review

CHAPTER 2 CONDUCT OF MONETARY POLICY

Review of forecasts presented in May 2000
Prospects for 2001
World economy
Economic growth
Business confidence
Impact of fiscal policy
Effects of the new tax system
Exchange rate
Interest rates, inflation and monetary policy
CHAPTER 3 OTHER MATTERS

Transparency
RBA State offices
Interchange fee study
Payments system developments
APPENDIX A - LIST OF HEARINGS, BRIEFINGS AND WITNESSES

(A copy of the public hearing transcript for the 1 December 2000 is available in PDF format or from the Committee Secretariat)

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