The operation of the Lobbying Code of Conduct and the Lobbyist Register

The operation of the Lobbying Code of Conduct and the Lobbyist Register

1 March 2012

© Commonwealth of Australia 2012
ISBN 978-1-74229-592-3

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MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 29KB)
 
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 26KB)

Terms of reference
Conduct of the inquiry
Note on references
Background to the inquiry
Inquiry by the Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration
Changes to the Register of Lobbyists

 
Chapter 2 - Issues (PDF 82KB)

Coverage of lobbyists
Post-employment prohibitions
Harmonisation of Commonwealth and state lobbyist registers
More frequent updates of the register
Procedural fairness
Other issues raised
Conclusions

 
Dissenting report by Senator Rhiannon on behalf of The Australian Greens (PDF 49KB)

Overview
Report failings
Greens vision for regulation of lobbying
Summary of recommendations
Australian Greens’ proposal in detail

 
APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and Additional Information received by the Committee (PDF 5KB)
 
APPENDIX 2 - Public Hearing (PDF 5KB)
 
APPENDIX 3 - Lobbying Code of Conduct*
*PDF format only
(PDF 35KB)

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Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone: +61 2 6277 3439
Fax: +61 2 6277 5809
Email: fpa.sen@aph.gov.au

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