Report

Australian Crime Commission Amendment (Criminology Research) Bill 2016 [Provisions]

9 November 2016

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016
ISBN 978-1-76010-476-4

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Members of the committee (PDF 24KB)
Recommendation (PDF 4KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction and Background (PDF 27KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Background
Purpose of the bill
Changes to the bill since the previous inquiry

Chapter 2 - Key issues (PDF 164KB)

The work and reputation of the AIC
Research
Work cultures
Impact on AIC staff
The J V Barry Library
Steps to merge the AIC with the ACC, despite the bill not yet having passed into law
Lack of justification for a merger
Alternative proposals
Committee view

Dissenting Report of the Australian Labor Party (PDF 73KB)

Independence of research is critical
Breadth of research should be maintained
The proposed merger is unnecessary
Conclusion

Dissenting Report of the Australian Greens (PDF 77KB)

Conclusion

Appendix 1 (PDF 74KB)

Public submissions

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560
Fax: +61 2 6277 5794
legcon.sen@aph.gov.au

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