House of Representatives Committees

Former Committee: Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration

Committee activities (inquiries and reports)

41st Parliament (November 2004 - October 2007)
Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration

Report of the 2007 New Zealand Committee Exchange (completed)
Presented: 19 September 2007
Government response: No response required.

Inquiry into home loan lending practices and processes (completed)
Parliamentary paper: tba; Tabled: 17 September 2007
Tabling speech: Chair - Hon Bruce Baird MP;Deputy Chair - Ms Sharon Bird MP;Mr Patrick Secker MP;Mr Michael Keenan MP; Mr Brendan Connor MP
Government response: No response to date.

Review of the Reserve Bank Annual Report 2006 (second report) (completed)
Parliamentary paper: tba; Tabled: 17 September 2007
Tabling speech: Chair - Hon Bruce Baird MP;Dr Craig Emerson MP
Government response: No response required.

Inquiry into the state of Australia's manufactured export and import competing base now and beyond the resources boom (completed)
Parliamentary paper: tba; Tabled: 13 August 2007
Tabling speech: Chair - Hon Bruce Baird MP; Deputy Chair - Ms Sharon Bird MP;Dr Craig Emerson MP; Ms Sharon Grierson MP
Government response: 5 February 2010

Inquiry into the current and future directions of Australia's services export sector (completed)
Parliamentary paper: tba; Tabled: 18 June 2007
Tabling speech: Chair - Hon Bruce Baird MP; Deputy Chair - Ms Sharon Bird MP; Dr Craig Emerson MP; Mr Steven Ciobo MP; Ms Sharon Grierson MP; Mr Patrick Secker MP; Mr Martin Ferguson MP; Mr Michael Keenan MP
Date of Government response: 4 December 2008

Review of the Reserve Bank Annual Report 2006 (First Report)
Parliamentary paper: 79/2007; Tabled: 21 May 2007
Tabling speech: Chair - Hon Bruce Baird MP; Ms Sharon Grierson MP
Government response: No response required.

Review of the Reserve Bank Annual Reports 2005 (Second Report)
Parliamentary paper: 422/2006; Tabled: 4 December 2006
Tabling speech: Chair - Hon Bruce Baird MP; Deputy Chair - Dr Craig Emerson MP
Government response: No response required.

Review of the Reserve Bank & Payments System Board Annual Reports 2005 (First Report)
Parliamentary paper: 166/2006; Tabled: 14 August 2006 (Presented out of session to the Speaker 7 July 2006)
Tabling speech: Chair - Hon Bruce Baird MP; Deputy Chair - Dr Craig Emerson MP
Government response: No response required.

Inquiry into improving the superannuation savings of people under 40 (completed)
Parliamentary paper: 139/2006; Tabled: 19 June 2006
Tabling speech: Chair - Hon Bruce Baird MP; Deputy Chair - Dr Craig Emerson MP; Mr Joel Fitzgibbon MP; Mr Steven Ciobo MP; Ms Sharon Grierson MP
Government response: No response to date.

Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report: 2004 (Second Report)
Parliamentary paper: 218/2005; Tabled: 12 September 2005
Tabling speech: Chair - Hon Bruce Baird MP; Deputy Chair - Mr Chris Bowen MP
Date of Government Response: No response required.

Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report: 2004 (First Report)
Parliamentary paper: 114/2005; Tabled: 7 April 2005 (Out of session)
Tabling speech: Chair - Hon Bruce Baird MP; Deputy Chair - Mr Chris Bowen MP
Date of Government Response: No response required.

40th Parliament (February 2002 - August 2004)
Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration

Review of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Annual Report 2003 (lapsed)

Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report 2003
Parliamentary paper: 219/2004; Tabled: 13 August 2004
Tabling speech: Chairman - Mr D Hawker MP; Mr D Cox MP
Date of Government Response: 10 May 2005

Inquiry into the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Annual Report 2003
Parliamentary paper: 153/2004; Tabled: 21 June 2004
Tabling Chairman - Mr D Hawker MP; Deputy Chair Ms Anna Burke MP
Date of Government Response: No response to date.

Review of Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report 2002-03, Interim report
Parliamentary paper: 68/2004; Tabled: 22 March 2004
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Mr D Hawker MP; Deputy Chair - Ms Anna Burke MP Ms Teresa Gambaro MP; Mr Alan Griffin MP
Date of Government Response: No response required.

Review of Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report 2001-02
Parliamentary paper 711/2003; Tabled: 1 December 2003
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Mr D Hawker MP ;
Speeches tabled in Main Committee on 3 December 2003: Mr D Cox MP, Mr Peter King MP, Ms Anna Burke MP
Date of Government Response: No response required.

Rates and Taxes: A Fair Share for Responsible Local Government
Parliamentary paper 392/2003; Tabled: 24 November 2003
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Mr D Hawker MP ; Deputy Chair - Ms A Burke MP
Speeches tabled in Main Committee on 25 November 2003: Mr David Cox MP, Dr Andrew Southcott MP, Mr Anthony Albanese MP, Mr Gary Nairn MP, Mr Pter King MP, Ms Anna Burke MP, Ms Teresa Gambaro MP
Date of Government Response: 22 June 2005

Review of Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report 2000-01
Parliamentary paper 369/2002; Tabled: 23 September 2002
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Mr D Hawker MP; Deputy Chair - Ms A Burke MP; Dr A Southcott MP; Mr A Griffin MP.
Date of Government Response: No response required

39th Parliament (November 1998 - October 2001)
Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration

Bank prudential supervision: Australian Prudential Regulation Authority: Review of Audit report no. 42 2000-01 (lapsed)

Competing Interests: is there balance? Review of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Annual Report 1999-2000
Parliamentary paper 201/2001; Tabled: 24 September 2001
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Mr D Hawker MP; Deputy Chair - Ms A Burke MP.
Date of Government Response: No response required

The Centenary of Federation Hearing: Review of Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report 1999-2000
Parliamentary paper 116/2001; Tabled: 25 June 2001
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Mr D Hawker MP; Mr M Latham MP; Ms T Gambaro MP; Mr A Albanese MP.
Date of Government Response: Tabled 14 May 2002 (dated 7 May 2002) (PDF 134KB)

International financial markets: friends or foes?
Parliamentary paper 42/2001; Tabled: 26 March 2001
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Mr D Hawker MP; Deputy Chair - Ms A Burke MP; Dr A Southcott MP; Mr M Latham MP.
Date of Government Response: Tabled 27 September 2001 (dated 26 September 2001) (PDF 1323KB)

Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia annual report 1999-2000: The Wagga Wagga Hearing, Interim Report
Miscellaneous paper 9445; Tabled: 5 March 2001
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Mr D Hawker MP; Deputy Chair - Ms A Burke MP; Mr M Latham MP; Mrs K Hull MP; Mr A Albanese MP; Dr A Southcott MP
Date of Government Response: Tabled 14 February 2002 (dated 12 February 2002) (PDF 163KB)

Review of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority: Who will guard the guardians?
Parliamentary paper 266/2000; Tabled: 6 November 2000
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Mr D Hawker MP; Deputy Chair - Ms A Burke MP; Ms T Gambaro MP; Dr A Southcott MP.
Date of Government Response: Tabled 20 June 2002 (dated 23 April 2002) (PDF 205KB)

Numbers on the run: Review of the ANAO Report no.37 1998-99 on the management of Tax File Numbers
Parliamentary paper 367/2000; Tabled: 28 August 2000
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Mr D Hawker MP; Deputy Chair - Ms A Burke MP; Ms T Gambaro MP
Date of Government Response: No response to date

Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia annual report 1998-99: Final Report
Parliamentary paper 127/2000; Tabled: 26 June 2000
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Mr Hawker MP; Mr Latham MP; Mr Pyne MP; Ms Burke MP
Date of Government Response: No response required

Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia annual report 1998-99: Interim Report
Parliamentary paper 43/2000; Tabled: 13 March 2000
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Mr Hawker MP; Deputy Chairman - Mr Wilton MP;
Mr Pyne MP; Ms Burke MP
Date of Government Response: No response required

Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia annual report 1997-98
Parliamentary paper 169/99; Tabled: 23 August 1999
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Mr Hawker MP; Deputy Chairman - Mr Wilton MP;
Dr Southcott MP; Mr Latham MP
Date of Government Response: 28 June 2000 (PDF 147KB)

Regional banking services: Money too far away
Parliamentary paper 54/99; Tabled: 22 March 1999
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Mr Hawker MP; Deputy Chairman - Mr Wilton MP;
Ms Gambaro MP; Mr Albanese MP; Mr Pyne MP; Ms Burke MP
Date of Government Response: 29 June 2000 (PDF 47KB)

Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia annual report 1997-98: Interim report
Parliamentary paper 28/99; Tabled 8 March 1999
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Mr Hawker MP; Mr Latham MP Part 1 and Part 2;
Mr Pyne MP; Dr Southcott MP
Date of Government Response: No response required

38th Parliament (May 1996 - August 1998)
Standing Committee on Economics, Finance and Public Administration

Review of the National Competition Council annual report 1996-97
Parliamentary paper 111/98; Tabled 29 June 1998
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Mr Hawker MP; Deputy Chairman - Mr Wilton MP
Date of Government Response: 24 August 1999

Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia annual report 1996-97
Parliamentary paper 97/98; Tabled 22 June 1998
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Mr Hawker MP Part 1 and Part 2; Mr Latham MP
Date of Government Response: No response required

Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia annual report 1996-97: Interim report
Parliamentary paper 40/98; Tabled 23 March 1998
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Mr Hawker MP; Deputy Chairman - Mr Wilton MP; Mr Anthony MP;
Hon S Martin MP
Date of Government Response: No response required

Review of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission annual report 1996-97
Parliamentary paper 17/98; Tabled 9 March 1998
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Mr Hawker MP Part 1 and Part 2; Deputy Chairman - Mr Wilton MP
Date of Government Response: 9 March 1999

Reviews of the 1995-96 annual reports of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Australian Securities Commission and the Insurance and Superannuation Commission
Parliamentary paper 167/97; Tabled 29 September 1997
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Mr Hawker MP; Deputy Chairman - Mr Wilton MP
Date of Government Response: 22 June 1999

Report of the inquiry into ANAO Audit Report No 6 1996-97 on Commonwealth guarantees, indemnities and letters of comfort.
Parliamentary paper 168/97; Tabled 29 September 1997
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Mr Hawker MP; Deputy Chairman - Mr Wilton MP
Date of Government Response: 26 May 1998

Cultivating competition: Inquiry into aspects of the National Competition Policy Reform Package.
Parliamentary paper 106/97; Tabled 23 June 1997
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Mr Hawker MP; Deputy Chairman - Mr Wilton MP
Date of Government Response: 26 May 1998

Review of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 1995-96 Annual Report.
Parliamentary paper 105/97; Tabled 23 June 1997
Tabling speech: Chairman - Mr Hawker MP
Date of Government Response: 3 March 1998

Register of Committee Reports

For a list of reports by this Committee, see the Register of Committee Reports (1901 to current day).

Copies of submissions and transcripts of public hearings

Printed volumes of submissions and transcripts of evidence taken at public hearings for each of the above reports can be reviewed at the National Library of Australia or with the Committee Secretariat.

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