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Inquiry Name:

Inquiry into Short-Stay Accommodation

Date Commenced:01 Nov 2018
Tabling Date:27 Jun 2019
Inquiry Status:Current
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Live broadcast available from 10:45:00 AM on 10/04/2019
Live broadcast available from 10:45:00 AM on 10/04/2019

Committee Name:

Economics and Industry Standing Committee

House:Legislative Assembly

Members Conducting Inquiry
Members:Ms Jessica Jane Shaw MLA
Mr Sean Kimberley L'Estrange MLA
Mr Yaz Mubarakai MLA
Mr Stephen James Price MLA
Hon. Donald Terrence (Terry) Redman MLA


Media Statements:

03/14/2019
Staff Members: Dr David Worth (Principal Research Officer)
Mr Lachlan Gregory (Research Officer)

Contact Details

Phone No:08 9222 7469
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Terms of Reference:The Economics and Industry Standing Committee will inquire into and report on matters relating to the regulation of short-stay accommodation in Western Australia, with particular reference to:
1. The forms and regulatory status of short-stay accommodation providers in regional and metropolitan Western Australia, including existing powers available to local government authorities.

2. The changing market and social dynamics in the short-stay accommodation sector.

3. Issues in the short-stay accommodation sector, particularly associated with emerging business models utilising online booking platforms.

4. Approaches within Australian and international jurisdictions to ensure the appropriate regulation of short-stay accommodation.

The Committee will report to the House by 27 June 2019.


Important Information


Making a Submission to a Parliamentary Committee of the Legislative Assembly
Giving Evidence to a Parliamentary Committee of the Legislative Assembly





Deadline for Submissions:
25 Jan 2019

Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the
Legislative Assembly Committee Rooms, Level 1/11 Harvest Tce, West Perth

Hearing Dates:

Date

Time

Venue

Organisation

Witnesses

Broadcasted In

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02/13/201909:45 AMMeeting Room 2WALGAMs Joanne Burges, Executive Manager People & Place; Ms Vanessa Jackson, Policy Manager Planning & Improvement LACO Public
02/13/201910:45 AMMeeting Room 2Tourism Council WAMr Evan Hall, CEO; Mr Luke Martin, Tourism Council of TAS LACO Public
02/20/201909:30 AMMeeting Room 2Airbnb AustraliaMr Brent Thomas, Head of Public Policy ANZ; Mr Sam McDonagh, Country Manager for ANZ LACO Public
02/20/201910:30 AMMeeting Room 2 Expedia GroupMr Eacham Curry, Director, Government & Corporate Affairs; Ms Vanessa Findlay LACO Public
03/13/201909:45 AMMeeting Room 2Australian Hotels Association (WA)Mr Bradley Woods, CEO LACO Public
03/13/201910:45 AMMeeting Room 2City of FremantleMr Paul Garbett Director of Planning and Strategic Projects; Mr Matthew Hammond, Economic Development and Marketing Manager LACO Public
03/13/201910:45 AMMeeting Room 2City of WannerooMr Pas Bracone, Manager Approval Services LACO Public
04/10/201909:45 AMMeeting Room 2Tourism WA LACO Public
04/10/201910:45 AMMeeting Room 2Edith Cowan University, School of Business and Law Prof Kerry Brown, Professor of Employment & Industry; Assoc Prof Hadrian Djajadikerta, Assoc Dean Research LACO Public
04/10/201910:45 AMMeeting Room 2Curtin University, Faculty of Business & Law Dr Christof Pforr, Professor (Tourism); Dr Michael Volgger, Senior Lecturer LACO Public

Videos:
 WALGA
 Tourism Council of Western Australia
 Airbnb Australia
 Expedia Group
 Australian Hotels Association (WA)
 City of Fremantle and City of Wanneroo

Related Written Submissions:

Written Submission by Name withheld received on 14 Nov 2018
Written Submission by M & T Lynch received on 23 Nov 2018
Written Submission by Denmark Chamber of Commerce received on 23 Nov 2018
Written Submission by A Koeppen received on 25 Nov 2018
Written Submission by D & R Stain received on 26 Nov 2018
Written Submission by S Banister-Jones received on 26 Nov 2018
Written Submission by P Mills received on 26 Nov 2018
Written Submission by Town of Port Hedland received on 28 Nov 2018
Written Submission by Name withheld received on 30 Nov 2018
Written Submission by S Thornton received on 3 Dec 2018
Written Submission by R Baily received on 7 Dec 2018
Written Submission by G & S Willmott received on 10 Dec 2018
Written Submission by Shire of Broome received on 17 Dec 2018
Written Submission by Hillarys Harbour Resort received on 17 Dec 2018
Written Submission by L and C Stokes received on 16 Dec 2018
Written Submission by K Fairfield received on 18 Dec 2018
Written Submission by G Perera received on 20 Dec 2018
Written Submission by The Marina Mindarie received on 20 Dec 2018
Written Submission by Shire of Toodyay received on 21 Dec 2018
Written Submission by Town of Cambridge received on 21 Dec 2018
Written Submission by Shevaroys Pty Ltd received on 21 Dec 2018
Written Submission by Margaret River Hideaway & Farmstay received on 21 Dec 2018
Written Submission by Margaret River Bungalows received on 21 Dec 2018
Written Submission by Bushland Cottages Pty Ltd received on 21 Dec 2018
Written Submission by 94 AirBNB supporters who sent generic submissions received on 20 Dec 2018
Written Submission by R Quartermain received on 28 Dec 2018
Written Submission by Geographe Cove Resort received on 28 Dec 2018
Written Submission by Cocos Beach Bungalows received on 31 Dec 2018
Written Submission by The Bull and Bush Charter Tavern received on 4 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Bnb Guard received on 7 Jan 2019
Written Submission by C & M Johnson received on 7 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Executive Escapes received on 8 Jan 2019
Written Submission by J Scott received on 8 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Name Withheld received on 7 Jan 2019
Written Submission by City of Belmont received on 9 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Jurien Bay Hotel received on 9 Jan 2019
Written Submission by H Thomas received on 12 Jan 2019
Written Submission by WA HomeStay Pty Ltd received on 11 Jan 2019
Written Submission by I MacRae received on 14 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Ramada Vetroblu Scarborough Beach received on 14 Jan 2019
Written Submission by P Goff received on 14 Jan 2019
Written Submission by B Masters received on 14 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Shark Bay B&B received on 14 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Shire of Plantagenet received on 15 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Banksia Tourist Park received on 15 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Ocean Centre Hotel received on 15 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Belvedere Caravan Park received on 15 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Mandalay Holiday Resort received on 14 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Marri Lodge and Cottages received on 16 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Lanterns Retreat received on 16 Jan 2019
Written Submission by J Clayton received on 16 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Quattro Apartments received on 16 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Heritage Trail Lodge received on 16 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Summerstar Tourist Parks received on 16 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Name Withheld received on 15 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Footprints at Preston Beach received on 17 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Name withheld received on 16 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Name Withheld received on 17 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Adina Apartment Hotel Perth Barrack Plaza received on 17 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Name withheld received on 17 Jan 2019
Written Submission by City of Busselton received on 21 Jan 2019
Written Submission by City of Cockburn received on 21 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association received on 21 Jan 2019
Written Submission by API WA Reward Club received on 21 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Carnarvon Motel received on 21 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Cape Howe Cottages received on 21 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Bunbury Foreshore & Bunbury Village received on 21 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Como Bed & Breakfast received on 21 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Margaret River Guest House received on 21 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Westerley Accomodation received on 21 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Stay Margaret River received on 21 Jan 2019
Written Submission by R Quadrelli received on 21 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Prideaus of Margaret River received on 22 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Tree Top Walk Motel received on 22 Jan 2019
Written Submission by A2Z Business Solutions received on 22 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Country Comfort Perth received on 22 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Seashells received on 22 Jan 2019
Written Submission by K Bendik received on 22 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Name Withheld received on 21 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Name withheld received on 21 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Name withheld received on 21 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Name withheld received on 21 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Neighbours Not Strangers received on 23 Jan 2019
Written Submission by J Quartermaine received on 23 Jan 2019
Written Submission by M Andrews received on 23 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Karri Forest Motel received on 23 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Sojourn on Gale BnB received on 23 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Wagin Motel received on 23 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Name Withheld received on 22 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Inn the Tuarts Guest Lodge received on 22 Jan 2019
Written Submission by City of Gosnells received on 24 Jan 2019
Written Submission by City of Fremantle received on 24 Jan 2019
Written Submission by City of Rockingham received on 24 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Tourism WA received on 24 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Select Stays received on 24 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Strata Community Association WA received on 24 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Restaurant and Catering Industry Association received on 24 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Registered Accommodation Providers of the Margaret River Region received on 24 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Margaret River Guest House received on 24 Jan 2019
Written Submission by A & D Alldis received on 23 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Name withheld received on 23 Jan 2019
Written Submission by City of Albany received on 23 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Australian Hotels Association (WA) received on 25 Jan 2019
Written Submission by BookingDOTcom received on 25 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Australian Institute of Building Surveyors received on 25 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Airbnb Australia received on 25 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Caravan Industry Association of Australia received on 25 Jan 2019
Written Submission by City of Vincent received on 25 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Centre for Innovative Practice- Edith Cowan University received on 25 Jan 2019
Written Submission by City of Subiaco received on 25 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety received on 25 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Town of Cottesloe received on 25 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Shire of Augusta Margaret River received on 25 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Stayz received on 25 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Western Australian Local Government Association received on 25 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia received on 25 Jan 2019
Written Submission by WA Apartment Advocacy received on 25 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Retail and Trade Brand Advocacy received on 25 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Tourism Rockingham Inc received on 25 Jan 2019
Written Submission by YHA Australia received on 25 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia received on 25 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Pass your Keys received on 24 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Caravan Industry Association Western Australia received on 25 Jan 2019
Written Submission by Shelter WA received on 1 Feb 2019
Written Submission by Inside Airbnb received on 4 Feb 2019
Written Submission by Tourism Council WA received on 5 Feb 2019
Written Submission by UnionsWA received on 8 Feb 2019
Written Submission by City of Mandurah received on 11 Feb 2019
Written Submission by People with Disabilities WA received on 18 Feb 2019
Written Submission by Town of East Fremantle received on 25 Feb 2019
Written Submission by Ms C Best received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Ms A Tillier received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Ms A Killigrew received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Ms D Haggitt received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Chris Everitt received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Mr C Geehman received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Mr C Ruminot received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Mr A Grinceri received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Mr D Coto received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Ms C Cooper received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Mr J Beckitt received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Ms D Paolucci received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Mr J Tarpey received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Mr J Simmonds received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Ms F Simpson received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Ms J McRae received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Ms J Baijal received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Mr G Jones received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Mr D Kutrzyk received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Mr D Weston received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Mr G Bonds received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Ms L Hill received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Ms K Larsen received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Ms J Wyatt received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Mr L Arti received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Ms Lou-Ann Bottomley received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Ms L Jacobs received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Ms L Whitfield-King received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Mr M Harper received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Ms K Blomley received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Mr S Yarwood received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Ms N Warner received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Mr S Peet received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Ms S Kurz received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Ms S Bezuidenhout received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Ms N Carstairs received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Mr S Giddings received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Mr S Barac received on 8 Mar 2019
Written Submission by Mr N Vandome received on 8 Mar 2019

Related Transcripts of Evidence:

• Evidence by Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage - Ms Gail McGOWAN (Director General), Ms Jacqueline STONE (Director, Policy and Projects), Ms Kylie WOODS (Senior Legal Officer) on 31/10/2018
• Evidence by WALGA- Ms Joanne Burges (Executive Manager, People and Place), Ms Vanessa Jackson (Policy Manager, Planning and Improvement) on 13/02/2019
• Evidence by Tourism Council WA- Mr Evan Hall (CEO), Mr Luke Martin (CEO, Tourism Industry Council Tasmania) on 13/02/2019
• Evidence by Airbnb - Mr Sam McDonagh (Director, Country Manager, Australia and New Zealand), Mr Brent Thomas (Head of Public Policy, Australia and New Zealand) on 19/02/2019
• Evidence by Expedia Group - Mr Eacham Curry (Director, Government and Corporate Affairs, Stayz/HomeAway), Dr Vanessa Findlay (Policy and Strategy Adviser) on 20/02/2019
• Evidence by Mr PASQUALINO BRACONE (Manager Approval Services, City of Wanneroo), Mr PAUL GARBETT (Director of Planning and Strategic Projects, City of Fremantle), Mr MATTHEW HAMMOND (Manager, Economic Development and Marketing, City of Fremantle) on 13/03/2019
• Evidence by Australian Hotels Association WA - Mr BRADLEY WOODS (CEO) on 13/03/2019

Related Documents/Response to Questions on Notice:

• Related Document: Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage- Draft Options Paper