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Tuesday, 18 August 2009
Page: 5282


Senator Minchin asked the Minister representing the Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government, upon notice, on 18 May 2009:

With reference to all legislation administered within your portfolio:

(1) (a)   How many and which statutory reviews are due to commence and/or conclude in 2009; and (b) what are the specified timelines for the commencement and conclusion of each of these reviews.

(2) (a)   How many and which statutory reviews are due to commence and/or conclude in 2010; and (b) what are the specified timelines for the commencement and conclusion of each of these reviews.


Senator Conroy (Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy) —The Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government has provided the following answer to the honourable senator’s question:

(1)  

(a) Statutory Review

(b) Specified Timelines

1

Australian Airspace Policy Statement review

Commenced in December 2008 and is expected to conclude in 2009.

2

Review of the National Transport Commission

Commenced in January 2009 and will conclude in 2009.

3

Review of the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002 (Transport Standards)

The first 5-year Review of the Transport Standards commenced in April 2007 and is scheduled to conclude in 2009.

(2)   Nil.