Sydney and Melbourne hearings for inquiry into impediments to business investment

THE House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics will hold public hearings in Sydney on Tuesday, 31 July 2018 and Melbourne on Wednesday, 1 August 2018 for its inquiry into impediments to business investment.

The chair of the committee, Sarah Henderson MP, said the committee will examine how government at all levels can better support business investment in Australia.

Ms Henderson said,"The committee will hear from a range of stakeholders and industry sectors about how the Government can remove impediments to business investment, foster innovation and create jobs."

Public hearing details

Sydney: Tuesday, 31 July 2018, Macquarie Room, NSW Parliament House, Macquarie St, Sydney

9.15am: KPMG

10am: Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

10.45am: Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association Limited

11.30am: Break

11:40am: Consult Australia

12.10pm: Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals

12.40pm: NSW Business Chamber

1.10pm: Lunch break

1.30pm: Australian Dental Industry Association

2pm: The Tax Institute

2.30pm: Public Interest Advocacy Centre

3pm: Insurance Council of Australia

3.30pm: Finish

Melbourne: Wednesday, 1 August 2018, Room G3, Parliament of Victoria Committee Rooms, 55 St Andrews Place, East Melbourne

9.30am: Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association

10.15am: National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority

11am: Australian Retailers Association

11.45am: Break

12pm: CSL and Cochlear

12.45pm: Minerals Council of Australia

1.30pm: Institute of Public Affairs

2pm: Finish

The hearings will be streamed live in audio format at


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