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.
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.
The bill proposes amendments to the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 that will prohibit political donations from certain industries, and impose a cap on all other donations.
Lessons to be learned in relation to the preparation and planning for, response to and recovery efforts following the 2019-20 Australian bushfire season
The bill would expand eligibility for migrants to access English tuition
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.
Following a referral on 13 August 2020 from the Minister for Health, The Hon Greg Hunt MP, the Committee will inquire into and report on approval processes for new drugs and novel medical technologies in Australia.
The House Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs will inquire and report on family, domestic and sexual violence.
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 will examine the merits of expanding membership of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). The CPTPP has currently has a membership of 11 countries, including Australia.
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.
This inquiry will inquire into and report on the Australia-Singapore Digital Economy Agreement (Canberra and Singapore, 6 August 2020).
The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS) has commenced a review into the effectiveness of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation Amendment Bill 2020. The bill review was referred to the Committee by the Hon Peter Dutton MP, Minister for Home Affairs.
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