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House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics

Owning Institution:

Report on the inquiry into the implications of removing refundable franking credits

The committee gathered evidence from 19 public hearings and 1777 submissions, finding that the proposed policy to remove refundable franking credits is inequitable and deeply flawed. It recommends that any policy that could reduce Australian retirees’ income by up to a third should only be...

Review of the Reserve Bank of Australia annual report 2018 (first report)

The Standing Committee on Economics, which can inquire into and report on any annual reports referred to it by the House of Representatives, agreed to undertake an inquiry into the 2018 Annual Report of the Reserve Bank of Australia.

Review of the four major banks (fourth report)

The committee reports on the fourth round of hearings, held in October 2018, which focused on the major banks' responses to the interim report of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry.