Terms of Reference

The indicators of, and impact of, regional inequality in Australia, with particular reference to government policies and programs in the following areas:

  1. fiscal policies at federal, state and local government levels;
  2. improved co-ordination of federal, state and local government policies;
  3. regional development policies;
  4. infrastructure;
  5. education;
  6. building human capital;
  7. enhancing local workforce skills;
  8. employment arrangements;
  9. decentralisation policies;
  10. innovation;
  11. manufacturing; and
  12. 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

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