Terms of Reference

That the following matter be referred to the Economics References Committee for inquiry and report by 7 September 2020:

The review of foreign investment proposals against the national interest test, with particular reference to:

  1. the protection of Australia’s market-based system from manipulation that would benefit proposed foreign investment;
  2. the assessment of the impact of proposed foreign investment on market concentration and competition;
  3. the imposition of conditions on foreign investors;
  4. the extent to which the risk that foreign investment proposals are being used for money laundering is examined;
  5. the role of the Foreign Investment Review Board; and
  6. any other related matters.

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

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

Past Public Hearings

07 Aug 2020:
15 May 2020: Canberra

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