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Inquiry into the Royalties for Regions Policy


Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:01 Dec 2008
Tabling date:13 May 2009
Deadline for submissions:06 Feb 2009
Date Ended:13 May 2009
Committee:Estimates and Financial Operations Committee
House:Legislative Council
Important Information:
Terms of Reference:The Committee is to inquire into and report upon the “Royalty for Regions” policy, including:

a) to establish a clear understanding of the “Royalty for Regions” policy;

b) how the policy will operate and be administered;

c) what the Department of Treasury and Finance has done with respect to any modeling or cost-benefit analysis of the policy;

d) the implications of the policy, including but not limited to:

  • the possible impacts of the policy on the State’s AAA credit rating;
  • the possible impacts of the policy on the State’s budget; and
  • the potential operational impact of the policy on government agencies.

e) any other relevant matter, including but not limited to:
  • the ability of the government to adjust the policy in response to changing financial circumstances.

Related Documents/Response to Questions on Notice:
Related Reports:
Report No Title Date tabled Related documents
20 "Royalties for Regions" Policy13 May 2009More...