Emergency Response Fund Bill 2019 and Emergency Response Fund (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2019

October 2019

© Commonwealth of Australia 2019
ISBN: 978-1-76093-006-6

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Chapter 1—Introduction

  Purpose of the bills
  Conduct of the Inquiry
  Overview of the bills
  Background to natural disaster funding arrangements
  Key provisions of the bills
  Financial Implications
  Human Rights
  Consideration by the Scrutiny of Bills Committee

Chapter 2—Discussion and committee view

  The management and operation of the Emergency Response Fund
  Addressing the gap in funding for mitigation of natural disasters
  The Education Investment Fund
  Committee view

Additional Comments by Labor Senators

Appendix 1—Submissions

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