Emergency Response Fund Amendment (Disaster Ready Fund) Bill 2022 [Provisions]

November 2022

© Commonwealth of Australia 2022
ISBN: 978-1-76093-436-1

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Chapter 1—Introduction and background

  Conduct of the inquiry
  Report structure
  Australia’s current approach to natural disasters
  Purpose of the bill
  Key provisions of the bill
  Compatibility with human rights
  Consideration by the Scrutiny of Bills Committee
  Financial impact statement

Chapter 2—Key issues and committee views

  Support for the bill
  Views on the prioritisation and allocation of funds
  Annual limits on debits from the Disaster Ready Fund
  Committee view

Additional comments by Coalition Senators

Additional comments by the Australian Greens

Appendix 1—Submissions and additional information


Appendix 2—Public hearings

Committee Secretariat contact:

Senate Finance and Public Administration Committees
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3846