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An inquiry into the Fairer Paid Parental Leave Amendment Bill 2015.
An inquiry into the Social Security Legislation Amendment (Debit Card Trial) Bill 2015.
An inquiry into the provisions of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Bill 2015.
An inquiry into the provisions of the Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 and related bills.
An inquiry into the provisions of the Treasury Legislation Amendment (Small Business and Unfair Contract Terms) Bill 2015.
The role, importance, and overall performance of cooperative, mutual and member-owned firms in the Australian economy.
An inquiry into the economic security for women in retirement.
An inquiry into the measures governing the activities of Australian corporations, entities, organisations, individuals, government and related parties with respect to foreign bribery.
The structure and development of forestry managed investment schemes (MIS).
The future sustainability of Australia’s strategically vital naval shipbuilding industry.
An inquiry into the economic effect of matters including the difference between cash rates and credit card interest rates.
An inquiry into the effects of non-conforming building products on the Australian building and construction industry.
An inquiry into measures introduced to restrict personal choice 'for the individual's own good'.
An inquiry into current levels of access and attainment for students with disability in the school system, and the impact on students and families associated with inadequate levels of support.
An inquiry into the impact of Australia’s temporary work visa programs on the Australian labour market and on the temporary work visa holders.
An inquiry into the operation, regulation and funding of private vocational education and training providers in Australia.
The bill would repeal section 487 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (section 487 currently extends standing to seek judicial review of decisions to certain individuals, organisations and associations).
The private senator’s bill proposes to make gas or coal mining activities undertaken without prior written authorisation from landholders unlawful and would ban constitutional corporations from engaging in hydraulic fracturing operations (fracking) for coal seam gas, shale gas and tight gas.
The bill proposes carbon emissions standards that certain manufacturers, importers or sellers of passenger vehicles and light commercial vehicles are required to meet as the average across their fleet.
The Bill proposes to:
amend the Water Act 2007 to impose a duty on the Commonwealth not to exceed the 1500 GL limit on surface water purchases in the Murray-Darling Basin at the time of entering into a water purchase contract; and
amend the Murray-Darling Basin Plan 2012 to provide increased flexibility in the recovery of 450 GL of water through efficiency measures funded under the Water for the Environment Special Account.
An inquiry into the future of Australia's video game development industry.
The quantum of stormwater resource in Australia and impact and potential of optimal management practices in areas of flooding, environmental impacts, waterway management and water resource planning.
An inquiry into the threat of marine plastic pollution in Australia and Australian waters.
An inquiry into the Australian Government Boards (Gender Balanced Representation) Bill 2015
An inquiry into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander experience of law enforcement and justice services.
An inquiry into the impact on service quality, efficiency and sustainability of recent Commonwealth Indigenous Advancement Strategy tendering processes by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.
Inquiry into the International Aid (Promoting Gender Equality) Bill 2015. See Information about the Bill.
An inquiry into Australia’s relationship with Mexico.
An inquiry into the the capability of Defence's physical science and engineering (PSE) workforce.
The mental health of ADF personnel who have returned from combat, peacekeeping or other deployment
An inquiry into the proposed China-Australia Free Trade Agreement.
An inquiry into the delivery and effectiveness of Australia's aid program in Papua New Guinea.
An inquiry into a popular vote, in the form of a plebiscite or referendum, on marriage in Australia.
An inquiry into the Voice for Animals (Independent Office of Animal Welfare) Bill 2015.
An inquiry into airport and aviation security.
An inquiry into aspects of road safety in Australia.
An inquiry into the decision to commit funding to the Perth Freight Link project.
An inquiry into the effect of market consolidation on the red meat processing sector.
An inquiry into the future role and contribution of regional capitals to Australia.
An inquiry into the increasing use of so-called Flag of Convenience shipping in Australia.
This Select Committee was established to inquire into the effect of cuts or changes in the Commonwealth budget.
This Select Committee was established to inquire into and report on health policy, administration and expenditure.
The committee is to inquire on the social, economic and environmental impacts of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan on regional communities.
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