The bills aim to create a new online safety framework for Australians.
On 25 February 2021, the Senate referred the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Save the Koala) Bill 2021 to the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 2 December 2021.
The Bill seeks to amend the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) and the Regional Forest Agreements Act 2002, to clarify that forestry operations covered by a Regional Forest Agreement are exempted from Part 3 of the EPBC Act.
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
Inquiry into the Customs Amendment (Banning Goods Produced By Uyghur Forced Labour) Bill 2020.
The National Emergency Declaration Act 2020 enables the Governor-General to make a national emergency declaration in certain circumstances.
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.
The House Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention was established by a resolution of appointment that passed the House of Representatives on 10 December 2020.
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.
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
An inquiry into the business case for the National Broadband Network (NBN) and the experiences of small businesses.
The role of the Committee is to monitor the activities of ASIC, the Takeovers Panel and the Corporations Legislation.
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