Organisation

Senate Economics References Committee

Owning Institution

Items authored

Research report

28 Mar 2018

This report evaluates reform options to strengthen Australia's foreign bribery framework and examines the relevant experience in other jurisdictions. It assesses the need for increased transparency around beneficial ownership and the benefits of introducing a debarment framework in Australia.

Research report

1 Dec 2017

This report makes recommendations aimed at maximising the competitiveness of the Australian steel industry and levelling the playing field so that Australian steel has the best opportunity to compete fairly in an increasingly globalised market.

Research report

22 Nov 2017

This report recommends that through the Council of Australian Governments, the Australian government should pursue a coordinated and consistent whole of government approach to strengthen federal and state legislation and regulations to address the illegal importation of asbestos.

Research report

14 Sep 2017

This report examines the financial arrangements of existing and proposed private toll roads, and transparency, accountability and equity aspects of these arrangements.

Research report

6 Sep 2017

This interim report outlines the concerns that the non-compliant use of cladding is widespread and that there have been extensive delays in developing and implementing policies to address non-compliance and non-conformity in the building industry.

Items published

Research report

10 Aug 2017

This report argues that accessibility, transparency, affordability and competition are crucial features of a well-functioning general insurance market.

Research report

2 May 2017

The Superannuation Guarantee (SG) system—in conjunction with voluntary superannuation contributions and a means-tested, government-funded age pension—forms an integral part of Australia's retirement income policy.

As such, the committee is deeply concerned by recent analysis by Industry Super Australia that indicates that employers failed to...

Research report

23 Mar 2017

On 25 November 2015, the Senate referred the matter of inconsistencies and inadequacies of current criminal, civil and administrative penalties for corporate and financial misconduct or white-collar crime to the Economics References Committee for inquiry and report.

The terms of reference were as follows:...

Research report

1 Dec 2016

This interim report presents an overview of the steel industry in Australia and the current challenges and pressures, with a particular focus on Arrium steel and the Whyalla region.

Report

29 Apr 2016

Many Australian women face an insecure retirement. Men's superannuation balances at retirement are on average twice as large as women's. In practice this means that women, particularly single women, are at greater risk of experiencing poverty, housing stress and homelessness in retirement.

Items authored

22

Items published/produced

17

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