C. List of Parliamentary Reports

Federal

House of Representatives Committees

Standing Committee on Primary Industries and Regional Services [1998–2001], Time running out: Shaping regional Australia’s future – Report of the inquiry into infrastructure and the development of Australia’s regional areas, 13 March 2000, PP 42/2000.
Standing Committee on Primary Industries and Regional Services [1998-2001], Bioprospecting: Discoveries changing the future – Inquiry into development of high technology industries in regional Australia based on bioprospecting, 20 September 2001, PP 192/2001.
Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government, The global financial crisis and regional Australia, 23 November 2008, PP 406/2009.
Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government, Funding Regional and Local Community Infrastructure: Proposals for the New Regional and Local Community Infrastructure Program - Interim Report, 5 November 2008, PP 565/2008.
Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government, Funding regional and local community infrastructure: Principles for the development of a regional and local community infrastructure funding program - Final Report, 1 June 2009, PP 108/2009.
Standing Committee on Regional Australia, Inquiry into the impact of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan in Regional Australia, Report, 2 June 2011.
Standing Committee on Regional Australia, Inquiry into the use of ‘fly-in, fly-out’ (FIFO) workforce practices in regional Australia, Report, 13 February 2013.

Senate

Senate Finance and Public Administration References Committee, The operation, effectiveness, and consequences of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Location of Corporate Commonwealth Entities) Order 2016, Report, 9 June 2017.
Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee, Future role and contribution of regional capitals to Australia, Report, 24 November 2016.
Select Committee on the Scrutiny of Government Budget Measures, Second interim report, Report, 29 April 2016.
Senate Finance and Public Administration References Committee, Regional Partnerships and Sustainable Regions programs, Report, 6 October2005, (additional information tabled on 9 December 2005), PP 226/05.

Joint

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations & Financial Services, Money matters in the bush - inquiry into the Level of Banking and Financial Services in Rural, Regional and Remote Areas of Australia, Report, 15 February 2004, PP 14/2004.
Joint Standing Committee on Northern Australia, Reports tabled in June 2014, September 2014, February 2016 and April 2016:
Advisory Report on the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility Bill 2016, tabled: 14 April 2016, PP 104/2016.
Scaling Up Inquiry into Opportunities for Expanding Aquaculture in Northern Australia, tabled: 22 February 2016, PP 33/2016.
Pivot North: Inquiry into the Development of Northern Australia - Final Report, tabled: 4 September 2014, PP 194/2014.
Inquiry into the Development of Northern Australia—Interim Report, tabled: 16 June 2014, PP 92/2014.

Other

The Committee of Commonwealth and State Officials on Decentralisation, Report of the Committee, July 1972, Parliamentary Paper 272/1972. The Committee was established following the July 1964 Premiers’ Conference.

New South Wales

Legislative Council Select Committee on the Cronulla Fisheries Research Centre of Excellence, Report, June 2012 (Chapter 2).
Legislative Council Standing Committee on State Development:
Regional development and a global Sydney, (established 5 April 2017).
Regional planning processes in NSW, 28 November 2016.
Economic and social development in central western New South Wales, May 2012.
Regional aviation services, October 2014.
Skill shortages in rural and regional New South Wales, (2006).
Legislative Assembly Committee on Investment, Industry and Regional Development:
Inquiry into support for start-ups in regional NSW (commenced 31 May 2017).

Other

The NSW Decentralisation Taskforce was appointed by the NSW Government in November 2012 to undertake a review of the Decade of Decentralisation strategy and associated programs and policies to date, including the: Regional Relocation Grant; Jobs Action Plan (regional component); Restart NSW (regional component); Resources for Regions; and Government agency relocations.
NSW Decentralisation Taskforce, Report, 24 April 2013.
Government response to the NSW Decentralisation Taskforce Report, August 2013.

Victoria

Joint Investigatory Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Regional Development:
Inquiry into sustainability and operational challenges of Victoria’s rural and regional councils (current).
Inquiry into the management, governance and use of environmental water in Victoria (current).

Past Inquiries

Former Joint Investigatory Committee on Rural and Regional services and Development:
Inquiry into the Opportunities for Increasing Exports of Goods and Services from Regional Victoria (3-09-2014).
Inquiry into the Opportunities for People to Use Telecommuting and E-Business to Work Remotely in Rural and Regional Victoria, (5-02-2014).
Inquiry into the Impact of Food Safety Regulation on Farm and Other Businesses (21-03-2013).
Inquiry into the Capacity of the Farming Sector to Attract and Retain Young Farmers and Respond to an Ageing Workforce (6-06-2012).
Inquiry into Proposed Changes to Taxation Arrangements for Managed Investment Schemes (Non-Forestry) – LAPSED (2-11-2010).
Inquiry into the Extent and Nature of Disadvantage and Inequity in Rural and Regional Victoria (7-10-2010).
Inquiry into Positioning the Wimmera-Mallee Pipeline Region to Capitalise on New Economic Development Opportunities (30-08-2010).
Inquiry into Regional Centres of the Future (1-11-2009).
Inquiry into Rural and Regional Tourism (30-07-2008).
Inquiry into Retaining Young People in Rural Towns and Communities (3-10-2006).
Inquiry on Regional Telecommunications Infrastructure for Business (18-07-2006).
Inquiry into the Cause of Fatality and Injury on Victorian Farms (9-08-2005).
Inquiry into Country Football (30-11-2004).

Queensland

Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources Committee:
Inquiry into the long-term financial sustainability of local government (current).
Fly in, fly out and other long distance commuting work practices in regional Queensland (Chair J Pearce), Report No. 9, 55th Parliament, October 2015.

South Australia

House of Assembly, Environment, Resources and Development Committee:
Coastal Development, Sixty-first report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee, (Presiding member: L Breuer), tabled 20 November 2007.
Population Strategy, Sixty-seventh report of the Environment, Resources and Development Committee, (Presiding member: G Thomson), tabled 27 June 2012.

Tasmania

House of Assembly, Standing Committee on Community Development, Inquiry into Triabunna Wood Chip Mill and Future Development Opportunities for the Triabunna Region (Chair: G Barnett), Report, 18 February 2015.
House of Assembly, Environment, Resources and Development Committee (Chair: B Best), Inquiry into the Tasmanian Industrial Hemp Industry - Final Report, 2013.
House of Assembly, Select Committee on the Costs of Housing, Building and Construction in Tasmania, (Chair R Hiddings):
Final Report, 17 December 2013
Interim Report, 22 November 2011
Interim Report 2, 28 March 2012
Interim Report 3, 20 November 2012
Interim Report 4, 6 March 2013
Legislative Council Sessional Committee Government Administration B Built Heritage Tourism in Tasmania Sub-Committee (Chair: T Rattray), Final report, 9 February 2016.
Legislative Council Select Committee, Growing Tasmania's Economy (Chair: G Hall), Final report, 6 August 2015.
Legislative Council Select Committee Dairy Industry in Tasmania (Chair: G Hall), Established 20 September 2016.

West Australia

Legislative Council Finance and Public Administration Committee, Impact of State Government Actions and Processes on the Use and Enjoyment of Freehold and Leasehold Land in Western Australia, Report, 15 May 2004.

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