Australian Government response to the Senate Select Committee on Red Tape Interim Report: Effects of red tape on environmental assessment and approvals

Australian Government, 2018

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About this response

On 11 October 2016, the Senate established the Select Committee on Red Tape (the committee) to inquire into and report on the effect of restrictions and prohibitions on business (red tape) on the economy and community, by 1 December 2017.

On 18 October 2017, the committee tabled its interim report, which presents the committee’s findings and conclusions about the effect of red tape on environmental assessment and approvals.

The Australian Government welcomes the opportunity to respond to this interim report.

The Australian Government has considered the recommendations of the committee's report and has provided responses.