At the dissolution of the Senate and the House of Representatives on 9 May 2016 for a general election on 2 July 2016, the parliamentary committees of the 44th Parliament ceased to exist. Therefore inquiries that were not completed have lapsed and submissions cannot be received. However, information about the inquiries is still available on this website.
Information on this committee in the 45th Parliament will be presented here as soon as it is available.
On 23 June 2015, the Senate referred an inquiry into non-conforming building products to the Senate Economics References Committee for inquiry and report by 12 October 2015. On 15 September 2015, the Senate granted an extension to the committee to report by 3 December 2015. On 23 November 2015, the committee was granted a further extension to report by 16 March 2016. On 15 March 2016, the Senate granted the committee an extension to report by 10 May 2016.
On 4 May 2016, the Senate granted the committee an extension to report by 30 September 2016.
Submissions closed on 3 August 2015.
The committee wishes to inform people that they have the right to respond to any such adverse reflections made against them in written submissions. If you would like to take the opportunity to respond to adverse comments made about you in written submissions, please contact the committee secretariat or you may write directly to the secretariat at the address below. You should confine your comments to the adverse comments made about you.