Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Bill 2015 and the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2015

18 August 2015

© Commonwealth of Australia 2015
ISBN 978-1-76010-271-5

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Members of the committee (PDF 13KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction and background (PDF 123KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Background to the bills
Purpose of the bills
Key provisions of the bills
Consideration by Scrutiny of Bills Committee

Chapter 2 - Key issues and committee view (PDF 131KB)

The title of ombudsman
Cooperation not duplication: interaction with other bodies
Dispute resolution
Definition of 'small business'
Committee view

Additional comments of the Australian Labor Party (PDF 113KB)

Title of Ombudsman
Outsourced dispute resolution
Concluding comments

Appendix 1 (PDF 6KB)

Public submissions
Additional information

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560