Terms of Reference

That the following matter be referred to the Economics References Committee for inquiry and report on the first sitting day in March 2020:

    a.   arrangements used by other countries to maximise the benefit to the public of national oil and gas reserves;

    b.   arrangement that could be considered to maximise benefit to the public of Australia’s national oil and gas resources,
          cognisant of:

           i.    sovereign risk,

           ii.   existing property rights, and

           iii.  federal and state jurisdictions; and

    c.   any related matters.




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