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Wednesday, 2 March 2011
Page: 920


Senator JACINTA COLLINS (Parliamentary Secretary for School Education and Workplace Relations) (12:17 PM) —There are no plans to prescribe other agencies by regulation in the near future, and the regulation-making power has been included to provide flexibility should the government consider it necessary or desirable to enable the agencies to cooperate with or provide assistance to other agencies in the future. This could be important, for example, in the context of future multi-agency teams and taskforces that include members of or are led by other agencies.