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Second Reading Speeches

Productivity Commission Amendment (Addressing Inequality) Bill 2017

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
MCALLISTER, Sen Jenny
Originating house
Senate
Status
Before Senate
Parliament no
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Summary

Amends the

Productivity Commission Act 1998
to: expand the functions of the Productivity Commission to include the undertaking of research on inequality and its effects on the Australian economy and community; require the commission to have regard in the exercise of its functions to the need to mitigate the negative effects of inequality; and provide for reporting requirements.