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An inquiry into consumer protection in the banking, insurance and financial sector.
The future sustainability of Australia’s strategically vital naval shipbuilding industry.
An inquiry into tax avoidance and aggressive minimisation by corporations registered in Australia and multinational corporations operating in Australia.
An inquiry into the effects of non-conforming building products on the Australian building and construction industry.
An inquiry into the incidence of, and trends in, corporate avoidance of the Fair Work Act 2009
A Bill to address issues related to the Adani Mine, to strengthen environmental law and provide for review of Adani's existing approval.
The bills would amend the broadband regulatory framework by:
The Bill would require the ABC to restore its shortwave transmission services, following the announcement by the ABC in December 2016 that it would end its shortwave transmission service in the Northern Territory and to international audiences from 31 January 2017.
An inquiry into the Commonwealth's responsibility under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 to protect the globally significant and National Heritage listed Aboriginal rock art of the Burrup Peninsula including the impact of industrial pollution and matters related to the Commonwealth and Western Australian Governments’ conditions regulating and oversighting industries on the Burrup Peninsula.
An inquiry into the efficacy and regulation of shark mitigation and deterrent measures
An inquiry into the impact of climate change in the marine environment including the effect on fish stocks, marine biodiversity and ecosystems and the adequacy of protections for marine biodiversity and biosecurity measures and monitoring systems given current and projected climate change impacts
Inquiry into the impact of Defence training activities and facilities on rural and regional communities.
Inquiry into suicide by veterans and ex-service personnel
An inquiry into the provisions of the Airports Amendment Bill 2016.
An inquiry into the biosecurity risks associated with the importation of seafood and seafood products (including uncooked prawns and uncooked prawn meat) into Australia.
Report on inquiries into the importation of seafood and seafood products.
An inquiry into current and future regulatory requirements that impact on the safe commercial and recreational use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) and associated systems.
An inquiry into Australia's rail industry.
An inquiry into the effect of market consolidation on the red meat processing sector.
An inquiry into aspects of road safety in Australia.
An inquiry into the increasing use of so-called Flag of Convenience shipping in Australia.
On 16 February 2017 the Senate established the Select Committee on Lending to Primary Production Customers to inquire and report on the regulation and practices of financial institutions in relation to primary production industries, including agriculture, fisheries and forestry.
The closing date for submissions is 16 June 2017. The committee is to inquire and report by 18 October 2017.
The committee has resolved that:
Whether a witness before the Environment and Communications References Committee was improperly influenced, and whether any contempt was committed.
An inquiry into the adequacy of parliamentary privilege with regard to the use of intrusive powers by law enforcement and intelligence agencies.