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REPORTS OF HOUSE AND JOINT COMMITTEE S AWAITING GOVERNMENT RESPONSE

The Government is to respond to committee r eports within six months, otherwise the relevant minister must present a signed statement to the House indicating the reasons for non-response.

This list indicates the status of Government responses to committee reports of this parliament, and appears in the first Notice Paper of each sitting fortnight. It includes committee reports requiring an explicit formal Government response to recommendations, but not advisory reports on bills, reports of the Public Works committee, and other domestic committees, etc. A complete list of all House and joint committee reports for the current parliament is available at:

http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/info/npschedule.htm

 

Date tabled +

Committee

Report

Response in six months

Ministerial statement

22 December 2010

Public Accounts and Audit

No. 419: Inquiry into the Auditor-General’s Act 1997

No

No

3 March 2011

Public Accounts and Audit

No. 421 : Role of the Auditor-General in scrutinising government advertising campaigns

No

9 September 2011

-

28 April 2011

Corporations and Financial Services

Access for Small and Medium Business to Finance

Time not expired

-

6 May 2011

Gambling Reform

The design and implementation of a mandatory pre-commitment system for electronic gaming machines

Time not expired

-

11 May 2011

Public Accounts and Audit 

No. 422: Review of the 2009-10 Defence Major Projects Report

Time not expired

-

11 May 2011

Treaties

No. 116: Review into Treaties tabled on 24 and 25 November 2010, 9 February and 1 March 2011 and Treaties referred on 16 November 2010 (part 3)

Time not expired

-

12 May 2011

Economics

Inquiry into Indigenous economic development in Queensland and advisory report on the Wild Rivers (Environmental Management) Bill 2010 

Time not expired

-

23 May 2011

Education and Employment

School libraries and teacher librarians in 21st century Australia

Time not expired

-

 

20 June 2011

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs

Doing time - Time for doing: Indigenous youth in the criminal justice system

Time not expired

-

20 June 2011

Cyber-safety

High-wire act: Cyber-safety and the young - Interim report

Time not expired

-

20 June 2011

Law Enforcement

Inquiry into the adequacy of aviation and maritime security measures to combat serious and organised crime

Time not expired

-

23 June 2011

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade

Inquiry into Australia’s Relationship with the Countries of Africa

Time not expired

-

29 June 2011

Christmas Island Tragedy

Report: Joint Select Committee on the Christmas Island tragedy of 15 December 2010

Time not expired

-

4 July 2011

Public Accounts and Audit

Report 423: Review of Auditor-General’s reports Nos 39 (2009-10) to 15 (2010-11)

Time not expired

-

4 July 2011

Public Accounts and Audit

Report 424: Eighth biannual hearing with the Commissioner of Taxation

Time not expired

-

4 July 2011

Social Policy and Legal Affairs

Reclaiming public space: Inquiry into the regulation of billboard and outdoor advertising

Time not expired

-

4 July 2011

Health and Ageing

Before it’s too late: Report on early intervention programs aimed at preventing youth suicide

Time not expired

-

4 Jul y 2011

Procedure

Interim report No. 2: Monitoring and review of procedural changes implemented in the 43 rd Parliament - Referral of bills to committees by the House Selection Committee

Time not expired

-

7 July 2011

Electoral Matters

Report on the conduct of the 2010 Federal Election and matters related thereto

Time not expired

-

7 July 2011

Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity

Inquiry into the operation of the Law Enforcement Integrity Commissioner Act 2006

Time not expired

-

22 August 20 11

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade

Inquiry into Australia’s trade and investment relations with Asia, the Pacific and Latin America

Time not expired

-

25 August 2011

Infrastructure and Communications

Broadening the debate: Inquiry into the role and potential of the National Broadband Network

Time not expired

-

25 August 2011

Corporations and Financial Services

Statutory oversight of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Time not expired

-

31 August 2011

National Broadband Network

Rollout of the National Broadband Network - First Report

Time not expired

-

+ In the House or presented to the Speaker (and/or the President of the Senate in the case of joint committees), whichever is first.