Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Bill 2012 [Provisions] and related bills

Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) Bill 2012 [Provisions] and related bills

15 June 2012

© Commonwealth of Australia 2012
ISBN 978-1-74229-654-8

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Membership of Committee (PDF 220KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 73KB)
Glossary (PDF 11KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction and conduct of the inquiry (PDF 174KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Policy context and background to the inquiry
Structure of this report

Chapter 2 - Overview of the bills and the proposed licensing regime (PDF 137KB)

Overview of the proposed licensing regime

Chapter 3 - The economic impact on 'downstream' industries (PDF 344KB)

The object of the coastal trading bills
Encouraging the use of general licence vessels
Seafarer wages and entitlements

Chapter 4 - Regulation of temporary licences (PDF 151KB)

Temporary licence applications and variations

Chapter 5 - Operation of Temporary Licence provisions (PDF 307KB)

Urgent variations and emergencies
Promoting negotiations between temporary and general licensees
Consideration of health and safety standards
Exemptions for certain vessels or persons
Protecting integrated supply chains

Chapter 6 - Improved productivity, scrutiny and concluding comments (PDF 120KB)

Commencement date
Continuous monitoring of reform measures
The compact between industry and unions
Concluding comments

Coalition Senators' Dissenting Report (PDF 86KB)
APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and additional information received (PDF 21KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 7KB)

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