The Bill establishes a mandatory product stewardship scheme for manufacturers, importers and distributors of consumer packaging and certain single-use plastics; and prescribes targets, prohibitions, design requirements, labelling requirements, and financial contributions in relation to packaging and products identified under the scheme.
The Bill would prohibit the Commonwealth government or its agencies from funding the refurbishment, building or purchase, or assisting in the transfer of ownership, of a coal-fired power station.
The Bill would amend the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 to make it an offence to supply or offer commercial goods to a consumer that include Indigenous cultural expression unless supplied by, or in accordance with a transparent arrangement with, an Indigenous artist or relevant Indigenous community.
An inquiry into the effects of seismic testing on fisheries and the marine environment.
An inquiry into the adequacy of Commonwealth laws and frameworks
covering the disclosure and reporting of sensitive and classified information.
Lessons to be learned in relation to the preparation and planning for, response to and recovery efforts following the 2019-20 Australian bushfire season
Inquiry into the opportunities for strengthening Australia’s relations with the Republic of France.
The bill is intended to improve native title claims resolution, agreement‑making, Indigenous decision‑making and dispute resolution processes. It is also intended to confirm the validity of certain agreements made under the Native Title Act 1933 following the Federal Court decision in McGlade v Native Title Registrar & Ors.
An inquiry into nationhood, national identity and democracy.
An inquiry into the Federal Government’s response to the drought, and the adequacy and appropriateness of policies and measures to support farmers, regional communities and the Australian economy
The committee will inquire and report on matters relating to the responsibilities for Commonwealth, state and territory governments arising out of the Murray Darling Basin Plan.
This inquiry will look at the role of culture, family and community in delivering better education outcomes for students living in remote Australia and in complex environments. The Committee’s work will take into consideration the initiatives in place to meet the unique learning needs of students in these areas and to address barriers that they may face when accessing education.
The Committee will inquire into and report on the Development of the Australian Corporate Bond Market.
Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit is conducting an inquiry into matters contained and associated with Auditor-General’s Reports 1 and 13 (2019-20)
Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit is conducting an inquiry into matters contained and associated with Auditor-General’s Reports 19 and 22 (2019-20)
On 29 July 2019 the Minister for Finance, Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann, asked the Committee to inquire into and report on all aspects of the conduct of the 2019 Federal election and matters related thereto.
The Committee shall examine the conditions necessary to strengthen Australia's relationships with the countries of the Pacific region to meet current and emerging opportunities and risks facing the region
The Committee shall examine the use of targeted sanctions to address human rights abuses.
An inquiry into the business case for the National Broadband Network (NBN) and the experiences of small businesses.
The Committee will inquire into and report on supporting Australia's exports and attracting investment.
An inquiry into the regulation of auditing in Australia.
This inquiry was referred on 4 July 2019 by the Attorney-General pursuant to subparagraph 29(1)(b)(ia) of the Intelligence Services Act 2001. The inquiry is to report on the impact of the exercise of law enforcement and intelligence powers on the freedom of the press.
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