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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.
The continuation of construction of the Perth Freight Link in the face of significant environmental breaches
The Committee will inquire into and report on the Proposed fit-out of leased premises for the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, 15 William Street, Melbourne, Victoria.
This inquiry will examine the following treaty: Amendments to Appendices I and II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (Johannesburg, 4 October 2016).
This inquiry will examine the following treaty: Consequences of termination of the Treaty between Australia and the Democratic Republic of Timor Leste on Certain Maritime Arrangements in the Timor Sea
Inquiry into the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Legislation Amendment (Defence Force) Bill 2016.
An inquiry into the provisions of the Airports Amendment Bill 2016.
Whether a witness before the Environment and Communications References Committee was improperly influenced, and whether any contempt was committed.
On Thursday, 9 February 2017 the Minister for Agriculture, The Hon Barnaby Joyce MP, requested the Committee inquire into and report on water use efficiency in Australian agriculture.