On 19 April 2016, the following matter was referred to the Finance and Public Administration References Committee for inquiry and report by the 4 May 2016:
The outcomes of the 42nd meeting of the Council of Australian Governments held on 1 April 2016, with particular reference to:
- schools funding;
- hospitals funding; and
- taxation; and
2. That the Senate directs the responsible ministers to ensure that relevant officials of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and the Treasury appear before the committee to answer questions.
Submission closing date is mid-day, Tuesday 26 April 2016. The reporting date is 4 May 2016.