House of Representatives Committees

Joint Standing Committee on Migration

Committee inquiries and reports

43rd Parliament (September 2010 - August 2013)
Joint Standing Committee on Migration

Inquiry into Multiculturalism in Australia
Parliamentary Paper: 59/2013; Tabled 18 March 2013
Government Response: no response to date

Inquiry into the Migration (Visa Evidence) Charge Bill 2012 and Migration (Visa Evidence) Charge (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2012
Parliamentary Paper: 159/2010; Tabled 18 June 2012
Government Response: no response to date

42nd Parliament (February 2008 - July 2010)
Joint Standing Committee on Migration

Inquiry into migration treatment of disability
Parliamentary Paper: 145/2010; Tabled 21 June 2010
Government Response: 1 November 2012 (PDF 2788KB)
For a copy of the Word version of the Government Response, please contact the Secretariat.

Inquiry into immigration detention in Australia
Parliamentary Paper: 571/2008; First Report Tabled: 1 December 2008
Parliamentary Paper: 101/2009; Second report Tabled: 25 May 2009
Parliamentary paper: 166/2009; Third report tabled: 18 August 2009
Tabling Speech: Chair – Mr Michael Danby MP
Government Response: no response to date

41st Parliament (November 2004 - October 2007)
Joint Standing Committee on Migration

Inquiry into temporary business visas
Parliamentary Paper: 185/2007; Tabled: 12 September 2007
Government Response: 10 September 2009

Report of the Parliamentary Delegation to New Zealand: Australia-New Zealand Committee Exchange Program
Parliamentary Paper: 420/2006; Tabled: 4 December 2006
Government Response: no response required

Inquiry into skills recognition, upgrading and licensing
Parliamentary Paper: 187/2006; Tabled: 11 September 2006
Government Response: 23 June 2011

Review of Audit Report No. 1 2005-2006: Management of Detention Centre Contracts - Part B
Parliamentary Paper: 452/2005; Tabled: 5 December 2005
Government Response: 24 May 2007

Inspection of Baxter Detention Centre, 19 April 2005
Media Release
Parliamentary Paper: 207/2005; Tabled: 5 September 2005
Government Response: no response required

40th Parliament (February 2002 - August 2004)
Joint Standing Committee on Migration

Review of skilled migration
Tabled 29 March 2004.
Tabling Speech: Ms Teresa Gambaro MP (Chair)
Government Response: 1 December 2005

Review of Migration Regulation 4.31B, 2003
Tabled 26 May 2003.
Government Response: 13 May 2004

39th Parliament (November 1998 - October 2001)
Joint Standing Committee on Migration

New faces, new places: Review of State-specific Migration Mechanisms
Tabled 20 September 2001.
Government Response: 20 June 2002

Review of Migration Regulation 4.31B, 2001
Tabled 18 June 2001.
Tabling Speech: Mrs Margaret May MP (Chair)
Government Response: 9 December 2002

Review of Migration Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2000
Tabled 9 October 2000.
Tabling Speech: Mrs Chris Gallus MP (Chair)
Committee's Media Release
Government Response: Tabled 9 August 2001 (dated 7 February 2001)

Not the Hilton: Immigration Detention Centres: Inspection Report
Tabled 4 September 2000.
Tabling Speech: Mrs Chris Gallus MP (Chair)
Committee's Media Release
Government Response: 3 March 2003

Going for Gold: Immigration Entry Arrangements for the Olympic and Paralympic Games
Tabled 27 September 1999.
Tabling Speech: Mrs Chris Gallus MP (Chair)
Government Response: 11 May 2000

Review of Migration Regulation 4.31B
Tabled 31 May 1999.
Government Response: 10 December 2002

38th Parliament (May 1996 - August 1998)
Joint Standing Committee on Migration

Report on Inspections of Immigration Detention Centres throughout Australia
Tabled: 23 November 1998 (presented to the Speaker and the President on 27 August 1998)
Government response: 2 September 1999

Deportation of Non-Citizen Criminals
Tabled: 29 June 1998
Government response: 15 August 2000

Working Holiday Makers: More Than Tourists (August 1997)
Tabled: 1 September 1997
Government response: 2 September 1999

Australia's Visa System For Visitors (January 1996)
Tabled: 2 May 1996
Government response: 23 November 1999

Earlier reports

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

Copies of reports

For reports not available on this web site, contact Committee Secretariat.

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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