Explaining the Shipping Reform laws June 2012

On Monday 18 June following the vote in the Senate the federal Government's shipping reform laws were passed into law.

The Parliamentary Library has produced background briefing paper explaining the contents of the 'Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) 2012 and the Coastal Trading (Revitalising Australian Shipping) (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) 2012.

Click here for a copy of the Parliamentary Library background paper.