Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration

Owning Institution:

Submission to the Inquiry on the relocation of government bodies to regional areas

The Regional Universities Network submission argues that when Government regional development investment is focused in an area with a regional university, the prospect for long term benefit is magnified.

Residential and community aged care in Australia

Among a series of recommendations, this report proposes the establishment of a national aged care forum, reporting directly to the Minister for Health and Ageing, to consider current and future challenges to the aged care sector.

Knock, knock... who's there? The Lobbying Code of Conduct

The committee received evidence from a variety of organisations and individuals that generally welcomed the Lobbying Code of Conduct. The majority of evidence received included comments of support, which viewed the Code as a significant step towards increasing the level of transparency surrounding lobbying activities.