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Aspects of road safety in Australia: final report

This final report into road safety in Australia looked at road and vehicle design and the impact of the freight transport industry.
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Biosecurity risks associated with the importation of seafood and seafood products (including uncooked prawns and uncooked prawn meat) into Australia: final report

This inquiry was concerned with the biosecurity risks associated with the importation of seafood and seafood products (including uncooked prawns and uncooked prawn meat) into Australia.
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Australia's rail industry

This report examines the state of Australia’s rail industry and how government procurement, including through the Australian Rail Track Corporation, and other policy levers can improve the value for money, competitiveness, stability of work and capability of the rail manufacturing industry.
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Integrity of the water market in the Murray-Darling Basin: interim report

On 16 August 2017, the following matter was referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee for inquiry and report by 5 December 2017: The integrity of the water market in the Murray-Darling Basin, with particular reference to: (a) the allegations of...
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Integrity of the water market in the Murray-Darling Basin: second interim report

On 16 August 2017, the following matter was referred to the Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee for inquiry and report by 5 December 2017: The integrity of the water market in the Murray-Darling Basin, with particular reference to: (a) the allegations of...
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Effect of market consolidation on the red meat processing sector

This report focuses on several issues of primary concern to meat industry stakeholders, including price transparency and accountability across the industry, greater producer representation and mechanisms for independent grading.
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Current and future regulatory requirements that impact on the safe commercial and recreational use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) and associated systems

This report recommends that the Australian government introduce a mandatory registration regime for all remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) weighing more than 250 grams. As part of registration requirements, RPAS operators should be required to successfully complete a basic competence test and demonstrate an understanding...
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The independence of regulatory decisions made by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA): report

This inquiry was initiated in response to concerns about pesticides and their impact on bees. There has been general concern in Australia about the safety of chemicals in general, the safety of glyphosate more specifically, and the need to ban the use of neonicotinoid-based pesticides.
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Need for regulation of mobility scooters, also known as motorised wheelchairs

This report recommends that the Australian government ensure that Austroads has adequate funding to undertake research and consultation activities to inform the establishment of a nationally consistent regulatory framework for motorised mobility devices.
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Regulatory approaches to ensure the safety of pet food

Pet owners have high expectations regarding the quality of domestic and imported pet food that they purchase.