Interim Report

Interim Report

Foreign investment review framework

4 February 2016

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016
ISBN 978-1-76010-364-4

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Senate Economics References Committee (PDF 20KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 11KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 16KB)

Referral of inquiry
Conduct of inquiry
Purpose and structure of interim report

Chapter 2 - Lease of the Port of Darwin to the Landbridge Group (PDF 61KB)

Port of Darwin lease process
Landbridge bid

Chapter 3 - Foreign investment review framework (PDF 52KB)

Foreign Investment Review Board
Exemption of Commonwealth, state and territory businesses and land
Thresholds for FIRB consideration
National interest

Chapter 4 - Evidence in support of the current legislative and regulatory framework (PDF 47KB)

Economic considerations
National security and national interest considerations

Chapter 5 - Evidence in support of change to the legislative or regulatory framework (PDF 52KB)

Economic considerations
National security and national interest considerations

Chapter 6 - Committee's view and recommendation (PDF 21KB)
Additional comments by Coalition Senators (PDF 29KB)
Appendix 1 - Public hearing and witnesses (PDF 8KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Senate Standing Committees on Economics
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3540
Fax: +61 2 6277 5719
economics.sen@aph.gov.au

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