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Footnotes

Preliminary Pages

[1]       Except where otherwise noted, terms in this Glossary are based on: P Brodie, Dictionary of Shipping Terms, LLP Limited, London, Great Britain, 2003 (Fourth Edition).

[2]       A Delbridge and JRL Bernard (General Editors), The Macquarie Concise Dictionary, The Macquarie Library Pty Ltd, NSW, 1988 (Second Edition), p. 850.

[3]       Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Bill 2012, clause 6.

Chapter 1 Shipping Reform Bills 2012

[1]       The Hon. Mr Anthony Albanese MP, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, House of Representatives Hansard, 22 March 2012, p. 3933.

[2]       House of Representatives, Votes and Proceedings, No.101—22 March 2012, p. 1384.

[3]       House of Representatives Selection Committee, Report No. 49: Private Members’ business and referral of bills to committees, 22 March 2012, pp. 3-4.

[4]       Department of Infrastructure and Transport (DIT), ‘Stronger Shipping for a Stronger Economy’, Brochure, September 2011, <http://www.infrastructure.gov.au/maritime/shipping_reform/files/Stronger_Shipping_for_a_Stronger_Economy_Print_Layout.pdf> viewed 7 May 2012.

[5]       The Hon. Mr Anthony Albanese MP, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, House of Representatives Hansard, 22 March 2012, pp. 3933-3934.

[6]       Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Bill 2012 (CT (RAS) bill), Explanatory Memorandum (EM), p. 1.

[7]       House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government, Rebuilding Australia’s Coastal Shipping Industry: Inquiry into coastal shipping policy and regulation, October 2008, <http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/House_of_Representatives_Committees?url=itrdlg/coastalshipping/report.htm> viewed 26 April 2012.

[8]       Senate Selection of Bills Committee, Report No. 4 of 2012, 22 March 2012, p. 3 and Appendix 4.

[9]       Senate Economics Legislation Committee, Public Hearings and Transcripts, <http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate_Committees?url=economics_ctte/coastal_trading_bills_2012/hearings/index.htm> viewed 10 May 2012.

[10]     House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government, Rebuilding Australia’s Coastal Shipping Industry: Inquiry into coastal shipping policy and regulation, October 2008, p. xiii, <http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/House_of_Representatives_Committees?url=itrdlg/coastalshipping/report.htm> viewed 26 April 2012.

[11]     The Hon. Mr Anthony Albanese MP, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, ‘Stronger Shipping for a Stronger Australia’, Speech AS26/2011, 9 September 2011; The Hon. Mr Anthony Albanese MP, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, ‘Reforms to the Australian Shipping Industry’, The Australian, Opinion Piece AAO-004/2010, 8 December 2010.

[12]     DIT, ‘Reforming Australia’s Shipping – A Discussion Paper for Stakeholder Consultation’, 1 December 2010, pp. 4-5, <http://www.infrastructure.gov.au/maritime/shipping_reform/files/Position_paper_shipping_reform_final.pdf> viewed 11 April 2012.

[13]     DIT, ‘Reforming Australia’s Shipping: Regulation Impact Statement’ (RIS), August 2011, p. vii, <http://www.infrastructure.gov.au/maritime/shipping_reform/files/RIS_post_OBPR_20110816_formatted.pdf> viewed 11 April 2012.

[14]     The Hon. Mr Anthony Albanese MP, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, ‘Stronger Shipping for a Stronger Australia’, Speech AS26/2011, 9 September 2011; DIT, Submission 2, p. 7.

[15]     DIT, RIS, August 2011, p. viii, <http://www.infrastructure.gov.au/maritime/shipping_reform/files/RIS_post_OBPR_20110816_formatted.pdf> viewed 11 April 2012.

[16]     CSR Limited (CSR) raised concerns about increased costs, loss of flexibility and the importance of the introduction of measures from the compact prior to the commencement of the legislation, Submission 9, p. 1; The Australian Association for Maritime Affairs Incorporated (AAMA) raised concerns about the increased competitive advantage that long distance road and rail transport will experience as a result of the new licensing regime, Submission 6, p. [2].

[17]     CT (RAS) Bill 2012, EM, p. 3; DIT, Submission 2, p. 7.

[18]     CT (RAS) Bill 2012, EM, p. 3; DIT, Submission 2, p. 7.

[19]     DIT, Submission 2, p. 7.

[20]     The Australian Dry Bulk Shipping Users consist of the following companies and industry associations: Cement Industry Federation (CIF), CSR, Penrice, Pacific Carbon, the Fertiliser Industry Federation of Australia and the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA).

[21]     Deloitte Access Economics (DAE), ‘Economic impacts of the proposed Shipping Reform Package’, February 2012, p. 2; National Bulk Commodities Group Inc (NBCG), Exhibit 1. The Business Council of Australia (BCA) and the NBCG provided in-kind support to the DAE project.

[22]     DAE, ‘Economic impacts of the proposed Shipping Reform Package’, February 2012, p. iii.

[23]     DIT, Submission 2, p. 26.

[24]     DIT, Supplementary Submission 2.1, p. 2.

Chapter 2 Shipping reform legislative package

[1]       See Chapter 1, paragraphs 1.4-1.5.

[2]       See, for example, NBCG, Submission 10, p. 11.

[3]       AAMA, Submission 6, pp. [1] and [2].

[4]       BCA, Submission 17, p. 2.

[5]       Maersk Line, Submission 12, p. [2].

[6]       DIT, Submission 2, p. 28.

[7]       BCA, Submission 17, p. [1].

[8]       Maersk Line, Submission 12, p. [1].

[9]       NBCG, Submission 10, p. 11.

[10]     NBCG, Submission 10, p. 8.

[11]     NBCG, Submission 10, p. 4.

[12]     DIT, RIS, August 2011, pp. 20 and 78, <http://www.infrastructure.gov.au/maritime/shipping_reform/files/RIS_post_OBPR_20110816_formatted.pdf> viewed 11 April 2012.

[13]     Australian Industry Group (AIG), Submission 20, p. 6.

[14]     AAMA, Submission 6, p. [2].

[15]     DIT, Supplementary Submission 2.1, p. 2.

[16]     Australian Maritime Officers Union (AMOU), Submission 7, p. [2].

[17]     ANL Container Line Pty Ltd (ANL), Submission 11, p. 2.

[18]     Maritime Union of Australia (MUA), Submission 21, pp. 2 and 4-5.

[19]     ANL, Submission 11, p. 11.

[20]     Shipping Australia Limited (Shipping Australia), Submission 8, pp. 1-2.

[21]     ANL, Submission 11, p. 2.

[22]     CIF, Submission 16, p. 5. The CIF submitted on behalf of the Australian Dry Bulk Shipping Users.

[23]     See Chapter 1, paragraph 1.14.

[24]     CSR, Submission 9, p. 3.

[25]     NBCG, Submission 10, p. 10.

[26]     DIT, Supplementary Submission 2.1, p. 3.

[27]     Australian Logistics Council (ALC), Submission 18, pp. 2 and 10.

[28]     DIT, Supplementary Submission 2.1, p. 3.

[29]     See Chapter 1, paragraphs 1.9-1.21.

[30]     CSR, Submission 9, p. 3; Sucrogen Australia Pty Ltd (Sucrogen), Submission 14, p. 4; Sugar Australia Pty Ltd (Sugar Australia), Submission 23, p. 5 (in identical terms to that in submission 14); MCA, Submission 15, p. 1; CIF, Submission 16, p. 7 (in identical terms to that in submission 15); BCA, Submission 17, p. [2].

[31]     ALC, Submission 18, p. 10.

[32]     DIT, Supplementary Submission 2.1, p. 4.

[33]     CT (RAS) bill, clause 3.

[34]     CT (RAS) bill, EM, p. 4; CT (RAS) bill, clause 5.

[35]     CT (RAS) bill, EM, pp. 4 and 6; CT (RAS) bill, clauses 21, 40 and 72.

[36]     CSR, Submission 9, p. 2; Sucrogen, Submission 14, p. 2; Sugar Australia, Submission 23, p. 2.

[37]     CIF, Submission 16, p. 5.

[38]     Caltex Australia Limited (Caltex), Submission 4, p. 6.

[39]     BCA, Submission 17, p. 2.

[40]     MCA, Submission 15, p. 1.

[41]     ALC, Submission 18, p. 7.

[42]     ALC, Submission 18, pp. 2 and 7.

[43]     AIG, Submission 20, p. 3.

[44]     Australian Shipping Consultants Pty Ltd (ASC), Submission 28, p. 4.

[45]     DIT, Supplementary Submission 2.1, p. 5.

[46]     CT (RAS) bill, EM, p. 23.

[47]     Shipping Australia, Submission 8, p. 2.

[48]     Mobil Oil Australia Pty Ltd (Mobil), Submission 27, p. 3.

[49]     Caltex, Submission 4, p. 7.

[50]     DIT, Submission 2, pp. 10-11.

[51]     CT (RAS) bill, EM, p. 23.

[52]     Tourism & Transport Forum (TTF), Submission 13, pp. [5].

[53]     Mobil, Submission 27, p. 3.

[54]     TTF, Submission 13, pp. [1] and [4].

[55]     Shipping Australia, Submission 8, p. 3.

[56]     Shipping Australia, Submission 8, p. 3.

[57]     ALC, Submission 18, pp. 2 and 8.

[58]     These submitters included: ASC, Submission 28, pp. 3-4; Australian Institute of Petroleum Limited (AIP), Submission 29, pp. 4 and 6; Caltex, Submission 4, pp. 7‑8; Australian Shipowners Association Limited (ASA), Submission 25, p. 9.

[59]     AIG, Submission 20, p. 5.

[60]     ASC, Submission 28, pp. 2-3.

[61]     DIT, Supplementary Submission 2.1, p. 4.

[62]     Sucrogen, Submission 14, pp. 1-2.

[63]     DIT, Supplementary Submission 2.1, p. 5.

[64]     Shipping Australia, Submission 8, p. 3.

[65]     The Shell Company of Australia (Shell), Submission 19, p. [1].

[66]     Caltex, Submission 4, p. 10.

[67]     CT (RAS) bill, clauses 6 and 7.

[68]     Caltex, Submission 4, p. 16.

[69]     BP Australia Pty Ltd (BP), Submission 24, p. [2].

[70]     AIP, Submission 29, p. 6.

[71]     CT (RAS) bill, subclause 34(4).

[72]     CT (RAS) bill, clauses 32 and 34.

[73]     CSR, Submission 9, p. 2.

[74]     NBCG, Submission 10, p. 6.

[75]     CSR, Submission 9, p. 3.

[76]     CIF, Submission 16, p. 5.

[77]     CIF, Submission 16, p. 6.

[78]     Sucrogen, Submission 14, p. 3; Sugar Australia, Submission 23, p. 3 (in identical terms to that in submission 14).

[79]     AIG, Submission 20, p. 6.

[80]     CT (RAS) bill, subclauses 32(3) and (4).

[81]     TTF, Submission 13, p. [1].

[82]     TTF, Submission 13, p. [1].

[83]     DIT, Submission 2, pp. 13-14.

[84]     DIT, Supplementary Submission 2.1, p. 6.

[85]     DIT, ‘Ministerial Guidelines for Granting Licences and Permits to Engage in Australia’s Domestic Shipping’, approved 21 December 2009 by the Hon. Mr Anthony Albanese MP, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government, < http://www.infrastructure.gov.au/maritime/freight/licences/ministerial_guidelines.aspx> viewed 30 April 2012. The Ministerial Notice was issued under section 286(6) of the Navigation Act 1912; Commonwealth of Australia Gazette 2011, no. S197, 19 December 2011.

[86]     DIT, ‘Reforming Australia’s Shipping – A Discussion Paper for Stakeholder Consultation’, 1 December 2010, p. 12, <http://www.infrastructure.gov.au/maritime/shipping_reform/files/Position_paper_shipping_reform_final.pdf> viewed 11 April 2012.

[87]     TTF, Submission 13, p. [2].

[88]     DIT, Supplementary Submission 2.1, pp. 6-7.

[89]     DIT, Supplementary Submission 2.1, p. 7.

[90]     AIP, Submission 29, p. 5; Mobil, Submission 27, pp. 2-3.

[91]     Clause 11 of the CT (RAS) bill maintains the power to exempt under section 421 of the Navigation Act; CT (RAS) bill, EM, p. 17.

[92]     Sugar Australia, Submission 23, pp. 2 and 3.

[93]     CSR, Submission 9, p. 2; Sugar Australia, Submission 23, pp. 2 and 3.

[94]     CSR, Submission 9, p. 2; Sugar Australia, Submission 23, p. 3.

[95]     CSR, Submission 9, p. 2.

[96]     Caltex, Submission 4, p. 15.

[97]     AIP, Submission 29, p. 6.

[98]     DIT, Supplementary Submission 2.1, p. 7.

[99]     DIT, Supplementary Submission 2.1, p. 5; see Chapter 2, paragraph 2.50 above.

[100]   BP, Submission 24, p. [2].

[101]   AIP, Submission 29, p. 7; Caltex, Submission 4, pp. 11-12; Shell, Submission 19, p. [2]; Mobil, Submission 27, p. 3.

[102]   DIT, Supplementary Submission 2.1, p. 8.

[103]   CT (CATP) bill, EM, pp. 1-3, 7 and 11-12.

[104]   Allianz Australia Insurance Limited, Submission 5, p. [2].

[105]   DIT, Supplementary Submission 2.1, p. 8.

[106]   AMOU, Submission 7, pp. [1]-[2].

[107]   DIT, Submission 2, p. 15.

[108]   Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR), Submission 22, pp. [4] and [5].

[109]   DIT, Supplementary Submission 2.1, p. [11].

[110]   AIP, Submission 29, p. 7; Mobil, Submission 27, p. 4.

[111]   ASA, Submission 25, p. 11.

[112]   DIT, Supplementary Submission 2.1, p. 8.

[113]   DIT, Submission 2, p. 17.

[114]   Shipping Registration Amendment (Australian International Shipping Register) Bill 2012 (SRA (AISR) bill), EM, p. 3.

[115]   DIT, Submission 2, pp. 18-19.

[116]   DIT, Submission 2, p. 18.

[117]   DEEWR, Submission 22, p. [4].

[118]   Shipping Australia, Submission 8, p. 4.

[119]   ASA, Submission 25, p. 8.

[120]   Shipping Reform (Tax Incentives) Bill 2012 (SR (TI) bill), clauses 3-4.

[121]   SR (TI) bill, EM, p. 2.

[122]   SR (TI) bill, EM, p. 2.

[123]   SR (TI) bill, EM, p. 4; SR (TI) bill, clause 10.

[124]   SR (TI) bill, EM, p. 4.

[125]   MCA, Submission 15, p. 1.

[126]   Company of Master Mariners of Australia, Submission 30, p. [3].

[127]   The Maritime Workforce Development Forum is chaired by Ms Lynelle Briggs, and comprises members from Ports Australia, the MUA, the ASA, Farstad Shipping, the Transport and Logistics Centre, the AMOU, the Australian Institute of Marine and Power Engineers (AIMPE), and Svitzer Australasia: The Hon. Mr Anthony Albanese MP, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, ‘Securing Australia’s Maritime Future’, Media Release AA019/2012, 21 February 2012; The Hon. Mr Anthony Albanese MP, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, House of Representatives Hansard, 22 March 2012, p. 3941.

[128]   SR (TI) bill, EM, p. 8; The Hon. Mr Anthony Albanese MP, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, ‘Securing Australia’s Maritime Future’, Media Release AA019/2012, 21 February 2012.

[129]   DIT, RIS, August 2011, p. v, <http://www.infrastructure.gov.au/maritime/shipping_reform/files/RIS_post_OBPR_20110816_formatted.pdf> viewed 11 April 2012.

[130]   Dr Barrie Lewarn, Submission 3, p. 5.

[131]   Dr Barrie Lewarn, Submission 3, pp. 2, 3, 4 and 5.

[132]   Tax Laws Amendment (Shipping Reform) Bill 2012 (TLA (SR) bill), EM, p. 3.

[133]   TLA (SR) bill, EM, p. 3.

[134]   TLA (SR) bill, EM, p. 4.

[135]   TLA (SR) bill, EM, p. 9.

[136]   TLA (SR) bill, EM, p. 10.

[137]   Caltex, Submission 4, p. 17.

[138]   AAMA, Submission 6, p. [1].

[139]   ANL, Submission 11, p. 3. This was supported by the ASA, Submission 25, p. 5.

[140]   ANL, Submission 11, p. 3. This was also supported by the ASA, Submission 25, p. 5.

[141]   TLA (SR) bill, EM, p. 14.

[142]   DIT, Submission 2, p. 24.

[143]   DIT, Submission 2, p. 24.

[144]   The Treasury, ‘Tax Laws Amendment (Shipping Reform) Bill 2012: Summary of Consultation Process’, April 2012, p. [2], <http://www.treasury.gov.au/ConsultationsandReviews/Submissions/2012/Tax-Incentives-for-the-Shipping-Industry> viewed 1 May 2012.

[145]   DIT, Supplementary Submission 2.1, pp. 8-9.

[146]   TLA (SR) bill, EM, p. 10.

[147]   ASA, Submission 25, p. 6.

[148]   TLA (SR) bill, EM, p. 10.

[149]   The Treasury, ‘Tax Laws Amendment (Shipping Reform) Bill 2012: Summary of Consultation Process’, April 2012, pp. [1] and [2], <http://www.treasury.gov.au/ConsultationsandReviews/Submissions/2012/Tax-Incentives-for-the-Shipping-Industry> viewed 1 May 2012.

[150]   TLA (SR) bill, EM, p. 10.

[151]   TLA (SR) bill, proposed section 61‑705 as inserted by Item 2 of Schedule 3.

[152]   AIMPE, Submission 26, p. 4.

[153]   ASA, Submission 25, p. 7.

[154]   DIT, Supplementary Submission 2.1, p. [11].

[155]   AIMPE, Submission 26, p. 3.

[156]   NBCG, Submission 10, p. 6.

[157]   DIT, Submission 2, pp. 24-25.

[158]   TLA (SR) bill, EM, p. 11.

[159]   The Treasury, ‘Tax Laws Amendment (Shipping Reform) Bill 2012: Summary of Consultation Process’, April 2012, p. [1], <http://www.treasury.gov.au/ConsultationsandReviews/Submissions/2012/Tax-Incentives-for-the-Shipping-Industry> viewed 1 May 2012.

[160]   ASA, Submission 25, p. 6.

[161]   See Chapter 2, paragraphs 2.37, 2.108 and 2.112 for discussion of these issues.

[162]   See Chapter 2, paragraphs 2.56, 2.83, 2.87 and 2.114 for discussion of these issues.

[163]   DIT, Supplementary Submission 2.1, p. 3.

Dissenting Report—Mr Paul Neville MP, Mr Paul Fletcher MP, Mrs Jane Prentice MP

[1] Deloitte Access Economics, ‘Economic Impacts of the proposed Shipping Reform Package,’ Feb 2012, p iv.

[2] Deloitte Access Economics, p iii.

[3] Committee Report para 2.43

[4] Minister Albanese, Second Reading Speech, Hansard, Thursday, 22 March 2012

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