Policy, regulatory, taxation, administrative and funding priorities for Australian shipping

December 2020

© Commonwealth of Australia 2020
ISBN: 978-1-76093-174-2

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List of Recommendations

Chapter 1—Background

  Referral
  Conduct of the inquiry
  Acknowledgements
  References
  Structure of the report
  An overview of shipping
  The history of shipping policy in Australia
  Recent shipping industry reforms
  Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committees' inquiries

Chapter 2—Australian shipping

  Overview
  Coastal shipping
  International shipping

Chapter 3—Promoting shipping as an effective mode of transport

  Overview
  Suggestions to promote the use of shipping
  Suggestions to promote the use of Australian ships and crews
  Committee view and recommendations

Chapter 4—Workforce training and development

  Overview
  Australian government support
  Seafarer training and certification
  Key areas of discussion
  Committee view and recommendations

Chapter 5—Environmental sustainability

  Overview
  Regulatory framework
  Key areas of discussion
  Committee view and recommendations

Chapter 6—Security and standards

  Overview
  Fuel security
  Homeland security
  Safety and standards
  Committee view and recommendations

Chapter 7—Port infrastructure and services

  Overview
  Infrastructure
  Port services
  Committee view and recommendations

Coalition Senators - Dissenting Report

Appendix 1—Submissions and additional information

Appendix 2—Public hearings and witnesses

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