About this inquiry

An inquiry into the increasing use of so-called Flag of Convenience shipping in Australia.



Past Public Hearings

21 Jun 2017: Canberra, ACT
13 Jun 2017: Canberra, ACT

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Inquiry Status

Submissions Closed

How to make a submission

The committee invites individuals and organisations to send in their opinions and proposals in writing (submissions)

Accessibility

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Increasing use of so-called Flag of Convenience shipping in Australia

On 18 June 2015, the Senate moved that the following matters be referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee for inquiry and report by first sitting day of 2016.

Increasing use of so-called Flag of Convenience shipping in Australia.

Submissions should be received by 21 September 2015. The intial reporting date was 2 February 2016. On 2 February 2016, the Senate granted an extension of time for reporting until 25 February 2016. On 22 February 2016, the Senate granted an extension of time for reporting until 22 June 2016. On 9 May 2016, the inquiry lapsed with the dissolution of the Senate and House of Representatives for a general election on 2 July 2016. On 15 September 2016 the Senate agreed to re-refer the inquiry with a reporting date of 19 July 2017.

Submissions and additional information received are available on the inquiry webpage.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3511
Fax: +61 2 6277 5811
rrat.sen@aph.gov.au

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