Footnotes

Chapter 1 - Introduction and overview

[1]        Journals of the Senate, No. 100, 23 June 2015, p. 2766.

[2]        Journals of the Senate, No. 100, 23 June 2015, p. 2766.

[3]        Journals of the Senate, No. 12, 7 November 2016, p. 379. The committee presented an interim report on 18 October 2016 containing the additional terms of reference. The Senate adopted the additional terms of reference on 7 November 2016.

[4]        Australian Building Codes Board, 'What are non-conforming building products?', https://www.abcb.gov.au/NCBP/Non-conforming-building-products/What-are-non-conforming-building-products (accessed 12 November 2018).

[5]        Australian Building Codes Board, Submission 49, p. 4.

[6]        Housing Industry Association, Submission 30, p. 6.

[7]        Senate Economics References Committee, Insolvency in the Australian construction industry, 3 December 2015, p. xxii.

[8]        Illegal phoenix activity generally involves company directors deliberately trying to avoid paying the company's creditors.

[9]        Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, ' Infinity and Olsent branded Infinity TPS and Orange Round Electrical Cables', https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/infinity-olsent-branded-infinity-tps-orange-round-electrical-cables?source=recalls (accessed 15 November 2018).

[10]      Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, 'Infinity cable recall: act now before it's too late', https://www.accc.gov.au/update/infinity-cable-recall-act-now-before-its-too-late  (accessed 30 April 2016).

[11]      Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, 'Infinity cable recall: act now before it's too late', https://www.accc.gov.au/update/infinity-cable-recall-act-now-before-its-too-late (accessed 28 November 2018).

[12]      Treasury Portfolio, Question No. 5, Answers to Questions on Notice, Senate Economics Legislation Committee, Additional Estimates 2017–18, p. 2.

[13]      Housing Industry Association, Submission 30, p. 11.

[14]      Ai Group, The quest for a level playing field: The non-conforming building product dilemma, November 2013, p. 15.

[15]      Ai Group, The quest for a level playing field: The non-conforming building product dilemma, November 2013, p. 6.

[16]      Construction Product Alliance, Submission 33, p. 2.

[17]      Australasian Procurement and Construction Council, Submission 1, p. 1.

[18]      Senate Economics References Committee, Interim report, Safety—'not a matter of good luck', 4 May 2016, p. 18.

[19]      'Cladding deadline looms in $24m Lacrosse stoush', The Age, 10 September 2018, p. 1.

[20]      Mr Stephen Goddard, Spokesperson, Owners Corporation Network, Committee Hansard, 19 July 2017, p. 44.

[21]      The full text of the Australian Government response to the Interim report: Aluminium composite cladding is available on the committee's website at: https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Economics/Non-conforming45th/
Government_Response
(accessed 28 November 2018).

[22]      The full text of the Australian Government response to the Interim report: Protecting Australians from the threat of asbestos is available on the committee's website at: https://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Economics/Non-conforming45th/Government_Response (accessed 28 November 2018).

[23]      Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, pp. 4–5.

[24]      Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, p. 5.

[25]      Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, p. 5.

[26]      Building Ministers' Forum, 10 August 2018—Communiquéhttps://www.industry.gov.au/data-and-publications/building-ministers-forum-communiques  (accessed 1 November 2018).

[27]      Building Ministers' Forum, 10 August 2018—Communiquéhttps://www.industry.gov.au/data-and-publications/building-ministers-forum-communiques  (accessed 1 November 2018).

[28]      Mr Trevor Power, Head, Industry Growth Division, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, Committee Hansard, 2 August 2018, p. 27.

Chapter 2 - Examples of non-conforming building products

[1]        Ai Group, Submission 46, p. 7.

[2]        Australasian Procurement and Construction Council (APCC), Submission 1, p. 1.

[3]        Office of the Chief Economist, Industry Insights: 1/2018 Flexibility and Growth, 2018, p. 26, https://publications.industry.gov.au/publications/industryinsightsjune2018/globalising-australia.html (accessed 1 November 2018).

[4]        Australasian Procurement and Construction Council (APCC), Submission 1, p. 3.

[5]        National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA), Submission 60, p. 3.

[6]        HPM Legrand, Submission 59, p. 1.

[7]        Master Electricians Australia, Submission 4, p. 3.

[8]        Master Electricians Australia, Submission 4, pp. 3–4.

[9]        Ms Leigh Evans, Supplementary Submission 143.1, pp. 1–2.

[10]      Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Bunnings Group Limited—SmartSpace Kit Home Electrical Components, PRA No. 2018/16768, 10 May 2018, https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/bunnings-group-limited-smartspace-kit-home-electrical-components (accessed 1 November 2018).

[11]      Master Electricians Australia, Submission 4, p. 3.

[12]      Electrical Trades Union, Submission 14, p. 3.

[13]      Master Electricians Australia, Submission 4, p. 3.

[14]      Lighting Council Australia, Submission 32, pp. 1–2.

[15]      Australian Window Association, Submission 5, p. 2.

[16]      Australian Window Association, Submission 5, p. 1.

[17]      Australian Windows Association, Submission 5, p. 1. 

[18]      Australian Window Association, Submission 5, p. 2.

[19]      Building Products Innovation Council, Submission 83, p. 1.

[20]      Australian Glass and Glazing Association, Submission 24, p. 3.

[21]      Australian Glass and Glazing Association, Submission 24, p. 3.

[22]      Plumbing Products Industry Group Inc., Submission 84, p. 1.

[23]      John Rolfe, 'Safe Water's flow-on effect', Adelaide Advertiser, 26 November 2018, p. 9.

[24]      John Rolfe, 'A kitchen tap sold by Aldi has been found to contain dangerous levels of lead', News Corp Australia Network, 16 December 2017, https://www.news.com.au/finance/business/retail/a-kitchen-tap-sold-by-aldi-has-been-found-to-contain-dangerous-levels-of-lead/news-story/bdba66667e0d15fe0e6a9fa0d7c8506d (accessed 28 November 2018)

[25]      Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, https://www.productsafety.gov.au/news/aldi-tapware-test-result-update (accessed 29 November 2018)

[26]      Building Products Innovation Council, Submission 83, p. 3.

[27]      Building Products Innovation Council, Submission 83, p. 3.

[28]      Engineered Wood Products Association of Australia, Submission 12, p. 2.

[29]      Furniture Cabinets and Joinery Alliance, Submission 121, p. 6.

[30]      CFMEU, Submission 74, p. 5.

[31]      Senate Economics References Committee, Australia's Steel Industry: forging ahead, 1 December 2017, Chapter 4.

[32]      Bureau of Steel Manufacturers of Australia (BOSMA), Submission 18, Attachment 1, p. 8.

[33]      Australian Steel Institute, Submission 19, p. 6.

[34]      Nepean Building & Infrastructure, Submission 9, Attachment 1, p. 1.

[35]      Nepean Building & Infrastructure, Submission 9, Attachment 1, p. 2.

[36]      Vinyl Council of Australia, Submission 11, p. 1.

[37]      Vinyl Council of Australia, Submission 11, p. 2.

[38]      Vinyl Council of Australia, Submission 11, p. 2.

[39]      Vinyl Council of Australia, Submission 11, p. 2.

Chapter 3 - Government action on non-conforming building products

[1]        Australian Building Codes Board, 'BCA History', https://www.abcb.gov.au/ncc-online/About/BCA-History (accessed 28 November 2018).

[2]        Department of Industry and Science, Submission 43, p. 3.

[3]        Senior Officers' Group, Strategies to address risks related to non-conforming building product, p. 7, http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/NonConformingBuildingProductsReport.pdf (accessed 28 November 2018).

[4]        Department of Industry and Science, Submission 43, p. 3.

[5]        Senior Officers' Group, Strategies to address risks related to non-conforming building product, p. 9, http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/NonConformingBuildingProductsReport.pdf (accessed 28 November 2018).

[6]        Department of Immigration and Border Protection, Submission 56, p. 3.

[7]        Senior Officers' Group, Strategies to address risks related to non-conforming building product, p. 7, http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/NonConformingBuildingProductsReport.pdf (accessed 28 November 2018).

[8]        Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, 'Building Ministers' Forum', https://www.industry.gov.au/regulation-and-standards/building-ministers-forum (accessed 15 November 2018).

[9]        The ABCB is the standards writing body responsible for the National Construction Code (NCC) which comprises the Building Code of Australia (BCA) and the Plumbing Code of Australia (PCA). The Commonwealth is one of nine government members on the ABCB; Department of Industry and Science, Submission 43, p. 1.

[10]      Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, 'Building Ministers' Forum Charter', https://www.industry.gov.au/sites/g/files/net3906/f/building-ministers-forum-charter.pdf  (accessed 15 November 2018).

[11]      Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, 'Building Ministers' Forum Charter', https://www.industry.gov.au/sites/g/files/net3906/f/building-ministers-forum-charter.pdf  (accessed 15 November 2018).

[12]      Building Ministers' Forum, Building Ministers' Forum: 10 August 2018—Communiqué,  https://www.industry.gov.au/sites/default/files/August%202018/document/pdf/building_ministers_communique_-_august_2018.pdf  (accessed 1 November 2018).

[13]      Building Ministers' Forum, Communiqué for the Building Ministers' Forum—31 July 2015, https://www.industry.gov.au/sites/default/files/July%202018/document/extra/building_ministers_forum_communique_-_july-2015.pdf (accessed 1 November 2018).

[14]      Queensland Department of Housing and Public Works, 'Non-conforming building products', last updated 29 March 2016, http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/construction/BuildingPlumbing/Building/Pages/NonConformingBuildingProducts.aspx (accessed 1 November 2018).

[15]      Senior Officers' Group, Implementation Plan: Strategies to Address Risks Related to Non‑Conforming Building Products, September 2017, Recommendation 2, p. 3.

[16]      Senior Officers' Group, Implementation Plan: Strategies to Address Risks Related to Non‑Conforming Building Products, September 2017, Recommendation 3B, p. 5.

[17]      Senior Officers' Group, Implementation Plan: Strategies to Address Risks Related to Non‑Conforming Building Products, September 2017, Recommendation 2, p. 3.

[18]      Senior Officers' Group, Implementation Plan: Strategies to Address Risks Related to Non‑Conforming Building Products, September 2017, Recommendation 3D, p. 6.

[19]      Senior Officers' Group, Implementation Plan: Strategies to Address Risks Related to Non‑Conforming Building Products, September 2017, Recommendation 4A, p. 7.

[20]      Senior Officers' Group, Implementation Plan: Strategies to Address Risks Related to Non‑Conforming Building Products, September 2017, Recommendation 4B, p. 7.

[21]      Senior Officers' Group, Implementation Plan: Strategies to Address Risks Related to Non‑Conforming Building Products, September 2017, Recommendation 5, p. 8.

[22]      Senior Officers' Group, Implementation Plan: Strategies to Address Risks Related to Non-Conforming Building Products, September 2017, p. 3.

[23]      Senior Officers' Group, Implementation Plan: Strategies to Address Risks Related to Non-Conforming Building Products, September 2017, p. 3.

[24]      Australian Government response to the Interim report: Aluminium composite cladding, February 2018, p. 11.

[25]      Senior Officers' Group, Implementation Plan: Strategies to Address Risks Related to Non-Conforming Building Products, September 2017, p. 4.

[26]      Senior Officers' Group, Implementation Plan: Strategies to Address Risks Related to Non-Conforming Building Products, September 2017, p. 4.

[27]      Australian Government response to the Interim report: Aluminium composite cladding, February 2018, p. 6.

[28]      Senior Officers' Group, Implementation Plan: Strategies to Address Risks Related to Non-Conforming Building Products, September 2017, p. 5.

[29]      Senior Officers' Group, Implementation Plan: Strategies to Address Risks Related to Non-Conforming Building Products, September 2017, p. 5.

[30]      Senior Officers' Group, Implementation Plan: Strategies to Address Risks Related to Non-Conforming Building Products, September 2017, p. 6.

[31]      Senior Officers' Group, Implementation Plan: Strategies to Address Risks Related to Non-Conforming Building Products, September 2017, p. 6.

[32]      Senior Officers' Group, Implementation Plan: Strategies to Address Risks Related to Non-Conforming Building Products, September 2017, p. 9.

[33]      Government of Western Australia, 'Recent developments in non-conforming building products', last updated 26 July 2018, https://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/building-commission/recent-developments-non-conforming-building-products (accessed 1 November 2018).

[34]      Senior Officers' Group, Implementation Plan: Strategies to Address Risks Related to Non-Conforming Building Products, September 2017, p. 7.

[35]      Department of Home Affairs, answers to questions on notice, pp. 6–7 (received 13 August 2018).

[36]      Senior Officers' Group, Implementation Plan: Strategies to Address Risks Related to Non-Conforming Building Products, September 2017, p. 8.

[37]      Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, answers to questions on notice, p. 2 (received 10 August 2018).

[38]      Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, p. 36.

[39]      Mr Rodney Harris, Acting Manager, Building Industry Section, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, Committee Hansard, 2 August 2018, p. 30.

[40]      Mrs Tracey Gramlick, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Australian Window Association, Committee Hansard, 2 August 2018, p. 2.

[41]      Ms Kristin Brookfield, Chief Executive, Industry Policy, Housing Industry Association, Committee Hansard, 2 August 2018, p. 17.

[42]      Mr David Gover, Chief Executive Officer, Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia, Committee Hansard, 2 August 2018, p. 6.

[43]      Mr Simon Croft, Executive Director, Building Policy, Housing Industry Association, Committee Hansard, 2 August 2018, p. 17.

[44]      Mr Simon Croft, Executive Director, Building Policy, Housing Industry Association, Committee Hansard, 2 August 2018, p. 17.

[45]      Mr Simon Croft, Executive Director, Building Policy, Housing Industry Association, Committee Hansard, 2 August 2018, p. 16.

[46]      Senior Officers' Group, Implementation Plan: Strategies to Address Risks Related to Non-Conforming Building Products, September 2017, p. 5.

[47]      Senior Officers' Group, Implementation Plan: Strategies to Address Risks Related to Non-Conforming Building Products, September 2017, p. 5.

[48]      Ms Kristin Brookfield, Chief Executive, Industry Policy, Housing Industry Association, Committee Hansard, 2 August 2018, p. 18.

[49]      Mr Simon Croft, Executive Director, Building Policy, Housing Industry Association, Committee Hansard, 2 August 2018, p. 16.

[50]      Ms Kristin Brookfield, Chief Executive, Industry Policy, Housing Industry Association, Committee Hansard, 2 August 2018, p. 17.

[51]      Mr David Gover, Chief Executive Officer, Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia, Committee Hansard, 2 August 2018, p. 7.

[52]      Mr Simon Croft, Executive Director, Building Policy, Housing Industry Association, Committee Hansard, 2 August 2018, p. 17.

[53]      Senate Economics References Committee, Interim report: protecting Australians from the threat of asbestos, 22 November 2017, p. 54.

[54]      Queensland Department of Housing and Public Works, Non-Conforming Building Products: Code of Practice, October 2017, p. 10.

[55]      Victorian Building Action Group, Submission 136, p. 3 (emphasis in original).

[56]      Lighting Council Australia, Submission 32, p. 13.

[57]      Australian Glass and Glazing Association, Submission 24, p. 6.

[58]      Housing Industry Association, Submission 30, p. 21.

[59]      Ai Group, Submission 46, p. 5.

[60]      Ai Group, Submission 120, p. 12.

[61]      Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, p. 21.

[62]      Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, p. 21.

[63]      Senior Officers' Group, Implementation Plan: Strategies to Address Risks Related to Non‑Conforming Building Products, September 2017, Recommendation 2, p. 3.

[64]      Ai Group, Submission 120, p. 8.

[65]      Ai Group, Submission 120, p. 8.

[66]      Senate Economics References Committee, Australia's Steel Industry: forging ahead, 1 December 2017, p. 52.

[67]      Senate Economics References Committee, Interim report, Safety—'not a matter of good luck', 4 May 2016, p. 10.

[68]      Ai Group, Answers to questions on notice from a public hearing held in Canberra on 13 November 2015 received on 27 January 2016, p. 3.

[69]      Building and Construction Legislation (Non-conforming Building Products—Chain of Responsibility and Other Matters) Amendment Bill 2017, Explanatory Notes, p. 8.

Chapter 4 - Increasing compliance in the building industry

[1]        Senate Economics References Committee, Insolvency in the Australian construction industry, 3 December 2015, p. xxii.

[2]        Senate Economics References Committee, Interim report: aluminium composite cladding, 6 September 2017, p. 43.

[3]        Australian Government response to the Interim report: Aluminium composite cladding, February 2018, pp.10–11.

[4]        Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, p. 5.

[5]        Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, p. 15.

[6]        Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, p. 15.

[7]        Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, p. 17.

[8]        Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, p. 17.

[9]        Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, p. 18.

[10]      Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, p. 18.

[11]      Senate Economics References Committee, Interim report: aluminium composite cladding, 6 September 2017, p. 43.

[12]      Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, p. 5.

[13]      Senate Economics References Committee, Interim report: aluminium composite cladding, 6 September 2017, p. 47.

[14]      Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, p. 32.

[15]      Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, p. 33.

[16]      Building Ministers' Forum, 10 August 2018—Communiqué, https://www.industry.gov.au/data-and-publications/building-ministers-forum-communiques  (accessed 1 November 2018).

[17]      Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, p. 19.

[18]      Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, p. 21.

[19]      Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, p. 19.

[20]      Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, pp. 24–26.

[21]      Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, p. 38.

[22]      Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, Building Ministers' Forum— 6 October 2017—Communiqué, https://www.industry.gov.au/sites/default/files/July%202018/document/extra/building_ministers_forum_communique_-_october-2017.pdf  (accessed 1 November 2018).

[23]      Australian Government response to the Interim report: Aluminium composite cladding, February 2018, p. 7.

[24]      Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, Building Ministers' Forum sub-groups, https://www.industry.gov.au/regulation-and-standards/building-ministers-forum/building-ministers-forum-sub-groups (accessed 1 November 2018).

[25]      Master Builders Australia, Submission 125, p. 26.

[26]      Housing Industry Association, answers to questions on notice, p. 2 (received 14 August 2018).

[27]      Housing Industry Association, answers to questions on notice, p. 2 (received 14 August 2018).

[28]      Australian Government response to the Interim report: Aluminium composite cladding, February 2018, p. 12.

[29]      Senate Economics References Committee, Non-conforming building products interim report: Aluminium composite cladding, September 2017, pp. 49–51.

[30]      Australian Government response to the Interim report: Aluminium composite cladding, February 2018, p.12.

[31]      COAG Industry and Skills Council, Communiqué for the COAG Industry and Skills Council, 20 April 2018, p. 2.

[32]      COAG Industry and Skills Council, Communiqué for the COAG Industry and Skills Council, 3 October 2018, p. 1.

[33]      Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, answers to questions on notice, p. 1 (received 10 August 2018).

Chapter 5 - Other measures to address non-conforming building products

[1]        Master Builders Australia, Submission 125, p. 26.

[2]        National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA), Submission 60, p. 7.

[3]        SAI Global, Submission 6, p. 2.

[4]        SAI Global, Submission 6, p. 3.

[5]        NATSPEC is a national not-for-profit organisation, owned by government and industry objective is to improve the construction quality and productivity of the built environment through leadership of information.

[6]        Ms Kristin Brookfield, Chief Executive, Industry Policy, Housing Industry Association, Committee Hansard, 2 August 2018, p. 17.

[7]        Mr Rodney Harris, Acting Manager, Building Industry Section, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, Committee Hansard, 2 August 2018, p. 29.

[8]        Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, p. 27.

[9]        Peter Shergold and Bronwyn Weir, Building Confidence—Improving the effectiveness of compliance and enforcement systems for the building and construction industry across Australia, February 2018, pp. 27–28.

[10]      Senate Economics References Committee, Australia's Steel Industry: forging ahead, 1 December 2017, p. 39.

[11]      Department of Finance, Commonwealth Procurement Rules, 1 March 2017, clause 10.10 (emphasis in original).

[12]      Senate Economics References Committee, Australia's Steel Industry: forging ahead, 1 December 2017, p. 57.

[13]      Ms Cathy Cato, Deputy Commissioner, Operations and Code, Australian Building and Construction Commission, Committee Hansard, 2 August 2018, p. 10.

[14]      Ms Cathy Cato, Deputy Commissioner, Operations and Code, Australian Building and Construction Commission, Committee Hansard, 2 August 2018, p. 10.

[15]      Master Electricians Australia, Submission 4, p. 3; Furniture Cabinets and Joinery Alliance, Submission 121, p. 14.

[16]      Master Electricians Australia, Submission 4, p. 3.

[17]      National Electrical and Communications Association (NECA), Submission 60, p. 7.

[18]      Queensland Proposal, Submission 102, p. 4.

[19]      Senate Economics References Committee, Interim report: protecting Australians from the threat of asbestos, 22 November 2017, p. 60.

[20]      Senate Economics References Committee, Interim report: protecting Australians from the threat of asbestos, 22 November 2017, p. 60.

[21]      Australian Government response to the Interim report: Protecting Australians from the threat of asbestos, August 2018, p. 14.

[22]      Senate Economics References Committee, Interim report: protecting Australians from the threat of asbestos, 22 November 2017, p. 35.

[23]      Australian Government response to the Interim report: Protecting Australians from the threat of asbestos, August 2018, p. 10.

[24]      Senate Economics References Committee, Interim report: protecting Australians from the threat of asbestos, 22 November 2017, p. 46.

[25]      Australian Government response to the Interim report: Protecting Australians from the threat of asbestos, August 2018, p. 11.

[26]      Mr Joshua Hutton, Acting Assistant Secretary, Customs and Border Revenue Branch, Department of Home Affairs, Committee Hansard, 2 August 2018, p. 22.

[27]      Mr Joshua Hutton, Acting Assistant Secretary, Customs and Border Revenue Branch, Department of Home Affairs, Committee Hansard, 2 August 2018, p. 22.

[28]      Mr Joshua Hutton, Acting Assistant Secretary, Customs and Border Revenue Branch, Department of Home Affairs, Committee Hansard, 2 August 2018, p. 22.

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