Payment Times Reporting Bill 2020 [Provisions] and Payment Times Reporting (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2020 [Provisions]
This inquiry will consider temporary changes to the regulation of Australia Post’s service delivery standards and postal service timeframes in the context of COVID-19.
The regulations are in force, with motions of disallowance to be dealt with by the Senate by 25 August 2020.
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
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.
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