Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications 

Completed inquiries

Consult the Register of Senate Committee Reports if you are unsure when a report was tabled.

Inquiry name Date completed
Legislation Committee  
Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Rural and Regional Advocacy) Bill 2015 Inquiry lapsed
Interactive Gambling Amendment (Sports Betting Reform) Bill 2015 Inquiry lapsed
Broadcasting Legislation Amendment (Media Reform Bill) 2016 [Provisions]
5 May 2016
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Prohibition of Live Imports of Primates for Research) Bill 2015
15 March 2016
Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Access Regime and NBN Companies) Bill 2015 [Provisions]
22 February 2016
Motor Vehicle Standards (Cheaper Transport) Bill 2014
25 November 2015
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Standing) Bill 2015
18 November 2015
Landholders' Rights to Refuse (Gas and Coal) Bill 2015
30 September 2015
Water Amendment Bill 2015 [Provisions]
8 September 2015
Communications Legislation Amendment (SBS Advertising Flexibility and Other Measures) Bill 2015
29 May 2015
Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Local Content) Bill 2014 27 March 2015
Telecommunication Legislation Amendment (Deregulation) 2014 and Telecommunications (Industry Levy) Amendment Bill 2014 20 March 2015
Enhancing Online Safety for Children Bill 2014 [Provisions] and the Enhancing Online Safety for Children ( Consequential Amendments) Bill 2014 [Provisions] 3 March 2015
Broadcasting and Other Legislation Amendment (Deregulation) Bill 2014 [Provisions] 9 February 2015
Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Deregulation) Bill 2014 and Telecommunications (Industry Levy) Amendment Bill 2014 [Provisions] 9 February 2015
National Water Commission (Abolition) Bill 2014 24 November 2014
Performance, importance and role of Australia Post in Australian communities and its operations in relation to licensed post offices 24 September 2014
National Broadband Network Companies Amendment (Tasmania) Bill 2014 16 July 2014
Climate Change Authority (Abolition) Bill 2013 [No. 2] [Provisions] 8 July 2014
Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [No. 2] [Provisions] and associated bills 8 July 2014
Carbon Farming Initiative Amendment Bill 2014 [Provisions] 7 July 2014
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Bilateral Agreement Implementation) Bill 2014 [Provisions] and the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Cost Recovery) Bill 2014 [Provisions] 23 June 2014
Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Submarine Cable Protection) Bill 2013 28 March 2014
Environment Legislation Amendment Bill 2013 12 February 2014
Parliamentary Proceedings Broadcasting Amendment Bill 2013 12 February 2014
Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013 [Provisions] and related bills 2 December 2013
   
References Committee  
Environmental, social and economic impacts of large-capacity fishing vessels commonly known as 'Supertrawlers' operating in Australia's marine jurisdiction Inquiry lapsed
Harm being done to Australian children through access to pornography on the Internet Inquiry lapsed
Oil or Gas Production in the Great Australian Bight Inquiry lapsed
Response to, and lessons learnt from, recent bushfires in remote Tasmanian wilderness Inquiry lapsed
Risks and opportunities associated with the use of the bumblebee population in Tasmania for commercial pollination purposes Inquiry lapsed
Future of Australia's video game development industry
29 April 2016
The threat of marine plastic pollution in Australia
20 April 2016
Stormwater management in Australia
2 December 2015
Regulation of the fin-fish aquaculture industry in Tasmania
21 August 2015
Australia's environment
23 June 2015
The performance and management of electricity network companies
5 June 2015
Environmental biosecurity 13 May 2015
National Landcare Program 25 March 2015
Great Barrier Reef 3 September 2014
Environmental offsets 26 June 2014
Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area 15 May 2014
The Government's Direct Action Plan 26 March 2014

Inquiries lapsed

Inquiry Name
Australian Broadcasting Corporation Amendment (Rural and Regional Advocacy) Bill 2015
Interactive Gambling Amendment (Sports Betting Reform) Bill 2015
Environmental, social and economic impacts of large-capacity fishing vessels commonly known as 'Supertrawlers' operating in Australia's marine jurisdiction
Harm being done to Australian children through access to pornography on the Internet
Oil or Gas Production in the Great Australian Bight
Response to, and lessons learnt from, recent bushfires in remote Tasmanian wilderness
Risks and opportunities associated with the use of the bumblebee population in Tasmania for commercial pollination purposes
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