Organisation

Senate Standing Committee on Rural Affairs and Transport

Owning Institution:
Report

Management of the Murray-Darling Basin - second interim report: the Basin Plan

The purpose of this interim report is to detail the concerns that the Senate Standing Committee on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport has with the Murray-Darling Basin Authority's Proposed Basin Plan (the Basin Plan).
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Australia's biosecurity and quarantine arrangements

This report examines the adequacy of Australia's current biosecurity and quarantine arrangements, including the adequacy of resourcing.
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Biosecurity and quarantine arrangements: Management of the removal of the fee rebate for AQIS export certification functions

This interim report examines the adequacy of current biosecurity and quarantine arrangements, including resourcing, and progress towards reform of Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service export fees and charges. On 23 June 2010, the Senate referred the following matter to the Senate Standing Committee on Rural...
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Investment of Commonwealth and state funds in public passenger transport infrastructure and services

Public transport and active transport create community benefits which justify supporting them with public subsidies, according to this report which makes a series of recommendations for encouraging a shift away from private cars. Significant increases in urban public transport use in recent years have caused...
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Climate change and the Australian agricultural sector

This final report addresses two aspects of the Senate inquiry's terms of reference: the implications of Australia's likely future climate for current farm enterprises and possible future industries; and the need for a national strategy to assist Australian agricultural industries to adapt to climate change...