Increasing use of so-called Flag of Convenience shipping in Australia

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On 18 June 2015, the Senate moved that the following matters be referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee for inquiry and report by first sitting day of 2016.

Increasing use of so-called Flag of Convenience shipping in Australia.

Submissions should be received by 21 September 2015. The intial reporting date was 2 February 2016. On 2 February 2016, the Senate granted an extension of time for reporting until 25 February 2016. On 22 February 2016, the Senate granted an extension of time for reporting until 22 June 2016.

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Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3511
Fax: +61 2 6277 5811
rrat.sen@aph.gov.au

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About this inquiry

An inquiry into the increasing use of so-called Flag of Convenience shipping in Australia.

Past Public Hearings

30 Mar 2016: Canberra, ACT
16 Mar 2016: Canberra, ACT
23 Feb 2016: Canberra, ACT

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Inquiry Status

Inquiry lapsed

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