Operation, effectiveness, and consequences of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Location of Corporate Commonwealth Entities) Order 2016

9 June 2017

© Commonwealth of Australia 2017
ISBN 978-1-76010-582-2

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Membership of the Committee (PDF 17KB)
List of recommendations (PDF 96KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 92KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Focus of the committee
Structure of the report

Chapter 2 - The process of making the order (PDF 221KB)

The order

Chapter 3 - The APVMA's performance of its functions under the order (PDF 301KB)

The risks associated with the move
Performance of functions
Importance of the location of the regulator
Funding for the relocation
Mitigating the damage

Chapter 4 - Conclusions and recommendations (PDF 109KB)

Consultation and policy development leading to the making of the order
Role of the Finance Minister
Decentralisation policy

Government senators' dissenting report (PDF 307KB)

APVMA relocation
Decentralisation plans
A history of success—decentralising government to the regions
Support for decentralisation
The order and process
Regional Australia—services and infrastructure

Appendix 1 (PDF 106KB)

Answers to Questions taken on Notice
Tabled Documents
Form Letters
Additional information

Appendix 2 - Public hearing (PDF 81KB)
Appendix 3 - Copy of letter sent to regional councils from the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister for Regional Development (PDF 6932KB)

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