Organisation

Senate Environment and Communications References Committee

Owning Institution:
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Report of the Inquiry into media diversity in Australia

Throughout this inquiry, the Committee heard significant evidence that Australia’s system of media regulation is not effective, citing the weakness of its mechanisms, its inconsistent governance arrangements and standards across platforms, and the lack of oversight for digital media.
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Oil and gas exploration and production in the Beetaloo Basin: interim report

This interim report outlines the current findings from the Senate inquiry into oil and gas exploration and production in the Beetaloo Basin, with particular reference to the Industry Research and Development (Beetaloo Cooperative Drilling Program) Instrument 2021, which provides public money for oil and gas...
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Making waves: the impact of seismic testing on fisheries and the marine environment

In this report, the Senate Environment and Communications References Committee recommends that the Australian government support the development and use of lower-impact technologies for all offshore seismic surveying to reduce the potential impacts of seismic testing on marine animals and the marine environment.
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Australia Post

This inquiry was established to investigate the events relating to the resignation of former Australia Post CEO, Christine Holgate, and to examine issues related to the secret Boston Consulting Group review and the future of Australia Post's service delivery obligations.
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Freedom of the press

Media stakeholders acknowledge the importance of Australiaʹs national security laws, but argue that press freedom is also essential to democracy. This inquiry report examines the current environment for press freedom in Australia.