Organisation

Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

Report

Inquiry into domestic violence with particular regard to violence against women and their children

This report presents the Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee's views on Australia’s efforts to reduce domestic and family violence under the national plan, and proposes some questions for consideration in drafting the next iteration of the plan.
Report

Impact of changes to service delivery models on the administration and running of government programs

This report recommends that the Australian government assess all current and future proposals for outsourcing government services against a ‘public interest test’, which includes flow-on economic and employment impacts.
Discussion paper

Inquiry into nationhood, national identity and democracy: discussion paper

Some Australians report a growing sense that democracy is under threat. Around the world, voters seem increasingly dissatisfied with how democratic politics works for them. This paper discusses the current landscape and some of the relevant emerging trends.
Report

Effectiveness of the current temporary skilled visa system in targeting genuine skills shortages

This inquiry was established to examine the effectiveness of the current temporary skilled visa system in targeting genuine skills shortages.
Report

Impact of the 2014 and 2015 Commonwealth Budget decisions on the arts: Inquiry report

On the 16 June 2015 the following matter be referred to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee for inquiry and report: the impact of the 2014 and 2015 Commonwealth Budget decisions on the Arts; and the suitability and appropriateness of the establishment of a...