Organisation

Senate Economics References Committee

Owning Institution:
Report

Systemic, sustained and shameful: unlawful underpayment of employees' remuneration

Wage theft on a broad scale is a relatively new phenomenon and creates significant problems for Australian labour market regulation. An increasing evidence base, and a plethora of media investigations, suggest that non-compliance with Australia's minimum employment laws has become pervasive, as well as 'endemic'...
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Australia’s sovereign naval shipbuilding capability - Future Submarine Acquisition: a shambles - we don't think, we know

This report examines the AUKUS announcement and the cancellation of the agreement with Naval Group to build the Attack-class boats, in addition to providing an update on the Department of Defence's accountability and transparency.
Report

Australia’s oil and gas reserves

This inquiry examined the issue of maximising the benefit of Australia's oil and gas reserves.
Report

The Australian manufacturing industry

This inquiry report examines the role that the Australian manufacturing industry has played, is playing, and will play in the future, as well as identifying new areas in which the Australian manufacturing industry can establish itself as a global leader.
Report

Greenfields, cash cows and the regulation of foreign investment in Australia

Since the advent of European settlement, Australia has been a net recipient of foreign investment. Foreign investment is crucial to grow the Australian economy, but it does not necessarily follow that all foreign investment is equally productive. The committee urges the Australian government to accept...