Terms of Reference

On 20 June 2012, the Senate agreed that the following matters be referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee for inquiry and report by 10 October 2012.

The effect on Australian pineapple growers of importing fresh pineapple from Malaysia, including:

(a) the scientific basis on which the provisional final import risk analysis report regarding the importation of fresh, decrowned pineapple has been developed;

(b) the risk and consequences of the importation possibly resulting in the introduction of pest species;

(c) the adequacy of the quarantine conditions recommended by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry; and

(d) any other related matter.

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