Competition and Consumer Amendment (Prevention of Exploitation of Indigenous Cultural Expressions) Bill 2019

April 2020

© Commonwealth of Australia 2020
ISBN: 978-1-76093-075-2

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List of Recommendations

Chapter 1—Introduction

  Purpose of the bill
  Recent Commonwealth initiatives for the Indigenous art sector
  Overview of the bill's provisions
  Human rights and comment by the Scrutiny of Bills Committee
  Conduct of the inquiry
  Structure of this report

Chapter 2—Key Issues

  Scale of the problem of inauthentic Indigenous art products
  Effects on Indigenous artists, communities and businesses
  Support for the bill
  Criticisms of bill
  Committee view

Labor Senators' dissenting report

Australian Greens' additional comments

Appendix 1—Submissions

Appendix 2—Public hearing

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526