Nation-building Funds Bill 2008 [Provisions]

Nation-building Funds Bill 2008 [Provisions]

Nation-building Funds (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2008 [Provisions]

COAG Reform Fund Bill 2008 [Provisions]

2 December 2008

© Commonwealth of Australia 2008
ISBN 978-1-74229-011-9

View the report as a single document - (PDF 214KB)


View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Membership of Committee (PDF 8KB)
 
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 17KB)

Background to the bills
Conduct of the inquiry

 
Chapter 2 - Purposes and key provisions (PDF 98KB)

The Nation-Building Funds Bill 2008
COAG Reform Fund Bill 2008

 
Chapter 3 - Analysis of the bills (PDF 52KB)

Contributions to the nation-building funds
Specific investment and payment provisions
Role and independence of the advisory bodies
Transparency
Reporting and accountability

 
Chapter 4 - Conclusions and recommendations (PDF 6KB)
 
Coalition Senators' Minority Report - The Nation-Building Funds Bill 2008 and the Nation-Building Funds (Consequential Amendments) Bill (PDF 29KB)

Full funding
Funding adequacy
'Whole of life' costs
State infrastructure spending
Funding decision transparency
Slush funds
The long term nature of infrastructure projects
Public spending squeezing out the market
Communications Fund
Conclusion

 
Australian Greens Dissenting Report (PDF 10KB)
 
Appendix 1 - Submissions Received (PDF 7KB)
 
Appendix 2 - Public Hearings and Witnesses (PDF 7KB)

 

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Economics
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone: +61 2 6277 3540
Fax: +61 2 6277 5719
Email: economics.sen@aph.gov.au

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