Australian Wool Innovation - Expenditure of Funds under Statutory Funding Agreement

Australian Wool Innovation - Expenditure of Funds under Statutory Funding Agreement

On 26 May 2003, the Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee adopted the above inquiry and will report its findings to the Senate by the last sitting day of the Senate for August 2003. This date has now been extended until the last sitting day in September 2003.

The Committee will inquire into the administration and operation of the Statutory Funding Agreement between the Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Wool Innovation Pty Ltd and Australian Wool Services Ltd, and the application and expenditure of grower levy funds and Commonwealth funds under the agreement.

On Tuesday, 9 September 2003, the Committee authorised the publication of the Deed of Release between Mr Colin Dorber and AWI Limited. If you wish to obtain a copy of this document, please contact the Secretariat via the following emailaddress (rrat.sen@aph.gov.au).

Also provided for your information are links to the following documents:-

Public Hearings

Due to the length and complexity of the PwC audit review and report, it has not been placed on the Committee website. If you wish to obtain a copy of this document, please contact the Secretariat via the following emailaddress (rrat.sen@aph.gov.au).

Submissions

The closing date for the lodgement of submissions is Friday, 27 June 2003.

Submissions become Committee documents and are only made public after a decision by the Committee. Unauthorised release of submissions is not covered by parliamentary privilege.

Report - Tabled 12 February 2004

For further information

The Secretariat
Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee
Room SG.62, Parliament House
Canberra ACT 3560
AUSTRALIA

Telephone: (02) 6277 3511
Fax: (02) 6277 5811

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