Inquiry into the Impact of the Goods and Services Tax in Victoria

Public Hearings


Report No. 1

9 Written Submissions received

The Committee conducted numerous in-camera hearings and obtained evidence from key bodies and organisations.

On 26th July 2000 the Committee took evidence in public hearings from the following witnesses in Melbourne:

  • Council of Small Business Organisations Australia
  • Victorian Farmers' Federation

On 27th July 2000 the Committee took evidence in public hearings from the following witnesses in Melbourne:

  • Australian Retailers Association Victoria
  • Elgas Pty Ltd
  • Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

On 3rd August 2000 the Committee took evidence in public hearings from the following witnesses in Traralgon:

  • Latrobe City Council
  • Moe Development Group
  • Victorian Employers' Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Latrobe Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • G.J. Grigg Accounts
  • W.J. Dyt & Co. Accountants
  • Blackwood Engineering

On 9th August 2000 the Committee took evidence in public hearings from the following witnesses in Bendigo:

  • City of Greater Bendigo
  • Colliers Golden Key Bootery
  • RSM Bird Cameron, Bendigo
  • Bendigo Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Golden City Mitre 10
  • Local Farmer
  • CPA Australia, Bendigo Branch
  • Tidy Pact Pty Ltd

On 14th August 2000 the Committee took evidence in public hearings from the following witnesses in Melbourne:

  • Office of the Regulator General Victoria
  • Royal Automobile Club of Victoria

On 17th August 2000 the Committee took evidence in public hearings from the following witnesses in Benalla:

  • Delatite Shire Council
  • Edible Deli, Benalla
  • Action Benalla
  • Scotty's IGA Supermarket, Benalla
  • North Eastern Victoria Area Consultative Committee
  • Rosecity Traveland and Rosecity Lotto, Benalla
  • Smith O'Shannesy Accountants

On 21st August 2000 the Committee took evidence in public hearings from the following witnesses in Melbourne:

  • Business Council of Australia
  • Pitcher Partners
  • Australian Institute of Petroleum

On 28th August 2000 the Committee took evidence in public hearings from the following witnesses in Melbourne:

  • Master Builders Association of Victoria
  • Municipal Association of Victoria
  • The Institution of Engineers Australia

On 18th September 2000 the Committee took evidence in public hearings from the following witnesses in Warrnambool:

  • Warrnambool City Council
  • Integrated Agri-culture Pty Ltd
  • Moyne Shire Council
  • Coffey Hunt & Co. Accountants
  • BAM Stone Pty Ltd, Port Fairy
  • Westvic Group Training
  • Warrnambool Co-operative Society
  • Sinclair Wilson Accountants
  • Midfield Meats International
  • Warrnambool Business Action

On 19th September 2000 the Committee took evidence in public hearings from the following witnesses in Horsham:

  • Horsham Rural City Council
  • Wimmera Development Organisation
  • Priority Works Services
  • Green Taylor Accountants
  • Victorian Farmers' Federation, Wimmera District
  • Zero Inn Motel/Restaurant, Nhill
  • Wimmera Business Centre
  • Horsham Traders Group

 

Report No. 2 - Varied Terms of Reference

On 29th January 2001 the Committee took evidence in public hearings from the following witnesses in Mildura:

  • Graeme Burrows Jewellers
  • Tasco Inland Australia
  • United Panel Works and John Judd Industries
  • Martin Petroleum
  • GST Signpost Officer, Sunraysia District
  • Southern Cross Business Advisers
  • Terry While Chemist
  • Mallee Family Care
  • Roger G. Cornell Accountants

On 31st January 2001 the Committee took evidence in public hearings from the following witnesses in Swan Hill:

  • Ian Ray Electrics
  • Logan and Hall Accountants
  • GST Signpost Officer, Central Murray ACC
  • Poole and Associates
  • Swan Hill Chemicals

On 19th February 2001 the Committee took evidence in public hearings from the following witnesses in Warragul:

  • Seed Potato Victoria
  • Moe Development Group
  • Stockford Accountants
  • Mawarra Centre
  • West Gippsland Hospital

On 19th February 2001 the Committee took evidence in public hearings from the following witnesses in Traralgon:

  • Blackwood Engineering
  • Safetech
  • Gippsland Aeronautics
  • Aygee Gippsland
  • Morwell Southside Motel
  • W.J. Dyt & Co.
  • Banjo's Restaurant

On 20th February 2001 the Committee took evidence in public hearings from the following witnesses in Sale:

  • Pinky's Pizza
  • John Castle and Associates
  • Stockford Accountants
  • Maffra Licensed IGA Supermarket
  • Duesbury's Gippsland Accountants

On 6th March 2001 the Committee took evidence in public hearings from the following witnesses in Portland:

  • Haebich Provedoring
  • Stewart, Ruge and Walsh Accountants

On 6th March 2001 the Committee took evidence in public hearings from the following witnesses in Warrnambool:

  • Clarke's Pies
  • BAM Stone & McGrath Consulting
  • Warrnambool Racing Club
  • Sinclair Wilson Accountants
  • Community Connections

On 7th March 2001 the Committee took evidence in public hearings from the following witnesses in Colac:

  • Mahoney Gavens Accountants
  • Neal's Transport
  • Genua Brothers
  • Terence's Property Services

On 29th March 2001 the Committee took evidence in public hearings from the following witnesses in Broadford:

  • Chamberlain Accountants
  • Seymour Family Videoland
  • Chadcorp
  • Kilmore Caravan Park

On 29th March 2001 the Committee took evidence in public hearings from the following witnesses in Euroa:

  • Euroa Newsagency
  • Burton's Stores
  • Noel O'Meara and Associates
  • McKernan's Engineering
  • Australian Aquaculture Products Pty Ltd

On 30th March 2001 the Committee took evidence in public hearings from the following witnesses in Benalla:

  • Scottie's IGA Supermarket, Benalla
  • Edible Deli
  • Gawley Plumbing
  • Smith O'Shannessy Accountants
  • Crothers Joinery

On 30th March 2001 the Committee took evidence in public hearings from the following witnesses in Wangaratta:

  • OP Industries Pty Ltd
  • Bruck Textiles Pty Ltd
  • Browns Wangaratta Pty Ltd
  • Symons Pharmacy