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Inquiry into access to Australian Standards adopted in delegated legislation

Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:09/10/2014
Tabling date:06/23/2016
Date Ended:06/23/2016
Committee:Delegated Legislation Committee (2001 - 2017)
House:Joint
Media Statements: 12/04/2014
08/12/2015
08/17/2015
10/08/2015
06/23/2016
Important Information:Extracts from previous Annual Reports Extract from Annual Report 2011.pdf Extract from Annual Report 2012.pdf
Letter from Hon Colin Barnett MLA, Premier, Dated 10 June 2014 Letter from the Premier.pdf
Terms of Reference:The inquiry has the following terms of reference:

The Committee will inquire into access to Australian Standards adopted in delegated legislation in Western Australia including:

1. the level of free public access to adopted Australian Standards in metropolitan and regional Western Australia;

2. whether amendments to legislation are required to improve public access to adopted Australian Standards;

3. other measures to improve public access to adopted Australian Standards;

4. measures to improve access to adopted Australian Standards provided to the Joint Standing Committee on Delegated Legislation; and

5. any other related matters that arise during the course of the inquiry.


Submission Number Submitting person/organisation
City of Nedlands received on 20 Jan 2015
UnionsWA received on 30 Jan 2015
Department of Mines and Petroleum received on 23 Jan 2015
City of Joondalup received on 27 Jan 2015
Simon Corbell MLA, Acting Chief Minister, Australian Capital Territory received on 30 Jan 2015
Department of Commerce received on 15 Jan 2015
SAI Global Limited received on 30 Jan 2015
Department of Local Government and Communities received on 23 Jan 2015
Department of Water received on 16 Jan 2015
Shire of Mundaring received on 5 Jan 2015
Urban Development Institute of Australia received on 30 Jan 2015
State Library of Western Australia received on 30 Jan 2015
The Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees' Association of Western Australia (SDA) received on 19 Jan 2015
Water Corporation received on 24 Dec 2014
Shire of Irwin received on 7 Jan 2015
Housing Industry Association Limited received on 29 Jan 2015
National and State Libraries Australasia received on 30 Jan 2015
Australian Library and Information Association received on 30 Jan 2015
Standards Australia received on 5 Feb 2015
Department of Environment Regulation received on 6 Feb 2015
Hon Ian Macfarlane MP, Minister for Industry and Science received on 4 Feb 2015
Mr John Elferink, Attorney-General, Minister for Justice, Northern Territory received on 4 Feb 2015
City of Wanneroo received on 3 Feb 2015
Public Libraries Western Australia Inc. received on 6 Feb 2015
Will Hodgman MP, Premier, Tasmanian Government received on 19 Feb 2015
Mr Adam Fenessy, Secretary, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning - Victoria received on 20 Feb 2015
Hon Dean Nalder MLA, Minister to Transport received on 13 Feb 2015
Mr Dave Stewart, Director General, Department of the Premier and Cabinet (Queensland) received on 26 Mar 2015
Janine Freeman MLA received on 21 Jul 2015
Andy Robinson received on 28 Aug 2015
Related Documents/Response to Questions on Notice:
DateTimeVenueOrganisationWitnessBroadcastTranscript
14/08/201509:30 AMStandards Australia
14/08/201510:30 AMDepartment of Commerce
14/08/201511:00 AMDepartment of Local Government and Community
14/08/201511:30 AMDepartment of the Attorney General/Parliamentary Counsel's Office
14/08/201512:30 PMDepartment of the Premier and Cabinet
14/08/201501:00 PMHousing Industry Association
21/08/201510:30 AMMaster Electricians Australia
21/08/201511:00 AMThe Shop Distributive and Allied Employees Association of Western Australia
21/08/201511:30 AMPublic Libraries Western Australia; State Library of Western Australia; National and State Libraries Australasia
21/08/201512:00 PMUnions WA
14/10/201509:00 AMSAI Global Limited
18/11/201509:45 AMWA Nominee on the Board of Standards Australia
Videos:
Related Transcripts of Evidence:
Evidence by.. Mr David Smith (Deputy Director General, Department of the Premier and Cabinet) on 14 Aug 2015
Evidence by.. Mr Geoff Lawn (Acting Parliamentary Counsel, Parliamentary Counsel's Office) on 14 Aug 2015
Evidence by.. Mr Ian Munns (Acting Executive Director, WorkSafe, Department of Commerce), Mr Peter Gow (Executive Director, Building Commissioner, Department of Commerce), Mr Kenneth Bowron (Executive Director, EnergySafety, Department of Commerce) on 14 Aug 2015
Evidence by.. Mr Adam Stingemore (General Manager, Stakeholder Engagement and Public Affiars, Standards Australia) on 14 Aug 2015
Evidence by.. Mr Brad Jolly (Executive Director, Sector Regulation and Support, Department of Local Government and Communities), Ms Mary Adam (Director, Legislation and Stautory Support, Department of Local Government and Communities) on 14 Aug 2015
Evidence by.. Mr John Gelavis (Executive Director, Housing Industry Association of Western Australia) on 14 Aug 2015
Evidence by.. Ms Meredith Hammat (Secretary, UnionsWA), Dr Tim Dymond (Organising and Strategic Research Officer, UnionsWA) on 21 Aug 2015
Evidence by.. Mr Alan McCallum (Acting State Manager, Master Electricians Australia) on 21 Aug 2015
Evidence by.. Mrs Debra Summers (President, Public Libraries Western Australia (Inc)), Mrs Alison Sutherland (Acting Chief Executive Officer and State Librarian, State Library of Western Australia), Ms Libby Cass (Manager, NSLA eResources Consortium, National Library of Australia) on 21 Aug 2015
Evidence by.. Ms Sarah Haynes (Industrial Officer, Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association of Western Australia) on 21 Aug 2015
Evidence by.. Mr Peter Mullins (Chief Executive Officer, SAI Global Ltd), Ms Hanna Myllyoja (Group General Counsel and Company Secretary, SAI Global Ltd) on 14 Oct 2015
Evidence by.. Mr Kenneth Bowron (Executive Director, EnergySafety, Department of Commerce and WA Nominee on the Board of Standards Australia) on 18 Nov 2015