On 4 December2014, the Senate moved that the following matters be referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee for inquiry and report by 26 April 2015.
- recent media reports on apparent breaches in airport and aviation security at Australian airports;
- consideration of the responses to those reports from the Government, regulators, airports and other key stakeholders, and the adequacy of those responses;
- whether there are further measures that ought to be taken to enhance airport security and the safety of the travelling public;
- the findings of, and responses to, reports undertaken into airport security issues since 2000; and
- any related matters.