Local, Independant and Effective

Federal Inquiry into Regional Development and Decentralisation

The Federal Government’s Inquiry into Regional Development and Decentralisation is now open for submissions. The closing date is 15 September 2017 and I’m encouraging you to make a submission.

This important inquiry will investigate and report on best practice approaches to regional development, examine Commonwealth decentralisation, and look at strategies to attract business to the regions.

Share your thoughts and ideas

This is a unique opportunity in Indi to share best practice and a broad range of expertise. Submissions will help form national policy that will deliver greater growth and prosperity across the country.

Everybody can have their say. The following questions may help as starting points for your submission:

  • What are you as an individual or organisation doing well?
  • What works in your community?
  • What does there need to be more of?
  • What roles do you see for State and Federal Governments?

The Inquiry Terms of Reference

To read the inquiry's terms of reference click here

Making a Submission

For further information about the inquiry and to make a submission click here

You can also contact the committee secretariat directly at PO Box 6021, Parliament House, CANBERRA  ACT  2600; telephone them at (02) 6277 4108 or email to rdd.reps@aph.gov.au

The Chair’s promotional video for the Inquiry is now on YouTube here