a. factors contributing to the current high cost of regional airfares;
b. impacts that high-cost regional airfares have on regional centres- from a business, tourism and social perspective;
c. impact of State Government regulatory processes on the cost and efficiency of regional air services;
d. actions that the State and local government authorities can take to limit increases to airfares without undermining the commercial viability of RPT services;
e. actions that airlines can take to limit increases to airfares without undermining the commercial viability of RPT services; and
f. recent actions taken by other Australian governments to limit regional RPT airfare increases.
The Committee will report to the House by 28 November 2017.