National Collecting Institutions Legislation Amendment Bill 2020

On 10 December 2020, the Senate referred the provisions of the National Collecting Institutions Legislation Amendment Bill 2020 to the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 29 January 2021.

On 11 December 2020, the reporting date was extended to 12 February 2021.

The closing date for submissions is 15 January 2021.

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

About this inquiry

The bill would amend the enabling legislation of six National Collecting Institutions (Australian National Maritime Museum, National Film and Sound Archive, National Gallery, National Library, National Museum and National Portrait Gallery) to provide them with broader investment powers than currently permitted by the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013, improve efficiencies and address longstanding, but minor, administrative inconsistencies between the six Acts.

Past Public Hearings

28 Jan 2021: Canberra


Inquiry Status

Submissions closed


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