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Resources sector regulation

Final report has been released

What is a study?

  • Why the study?
  • Issues paper
  • Draft report
  • Final report

What we’ve been asked to look at

This study examined regulations affecting business investment in the resources sector in Australia, identified issues and leading practice approaches to addressing them.

The Commission consulted with industry participants, government agencies and other interested parties.

Read the Terms of Reference Media release

Issues paper release and initial submissions

The Commission released an issues paper to guide people in preparing a submission. It set out some of the issues and questions the Commission identified as relevant to the early stage of the study. Participants should have provided evidence to support their views, including data and specific examples where possible.

Initial submissions were due by 31 October 2019.

Read the issues paper

Draft report release

The draft report was released on 24 March 2020.

With study participants focused on COVID-19 responses, consultation on the draft report was deferred and study timelines — including the closing date for receipt of submissions — extended to ensure opportunity to provide input.

Written submissions were due by 21 August 2020.

Read the draft report

Final report to Government and release

The final study report was handed to the Australian Government on 30 November 2020 and publicly released on 10 December 2020.

It examines regulation of the resources sector, identifying issues and leading practice approaches to addressing them.

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