Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs

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Research report

16 Aug 2013

This report presents the results of an inquiry into the impacts on health of air quality in Australia, and makes several recommendations.

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On 28 November 2012 the Senate referred the following matter to the Senate Community Affairs Committee for...

Research report

17 Jul 2013

This report recommends stricter limits to reduce the number people with disabilities being sterilised without their consent.

On 20 September 2012, the Senate referred the involuntary or coerced sterilisation of people with disabilities in Australia to the Senate Community Affairs Legislative Committee for inquiry...

Research report

10 May 2013

On 7 February 2013 the Senate referred the following matter to the Senate Community Affairs Committee for inquiry and report:

(a) the supply of chemotherapy drugs such as Docetaxel, particularly in relation to:

(i) patient access to treatment,

(ii) cost to pharmacists...

Research report

29 Feb 2012

Among other recommendations, this paper argues that the Commonwealth should take the earliest opportunity to apologise publicly to those affected by former forced adoption policies and practices.

On 15 November 2010, the Senate referred to the Community Affairs References Committee an inquiry into former...

Research report

28 Jun 2011

Noise standards adopted by the states and territories for the planning and operation of rural wind farms should include appropriate measures to calculate the impact of low frequency noise and vibrations indoors at impacted dwellings.

This is among seven recommendations made in this...

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