Inquiry into the Opportunities for People to Use Telecommuting and E-Business to Work Remotely in Rural and Regional Victoria

Terms of Reference

That under section 33 of the Parliamentary Committees Act 2003, the following matters be referred to the Rural and Regional Committee for inquiry, consideration and report no later than 31 December 2013 on the opportunities for people to use telecommuting and e-business to work remotely in rural and regional Victoria, with particular reference to:

  1. identifying the potential benefits for rural and regional Victoria if more people were able to work remotely;
  2. examining best practice in e-business and remote working policy in other jurisdictions;
  3. identifying any legislative impediments at a state, federal or local government level;
  4. determining potential workplace relations, or occupational health and safety issues that would need to be addressed; and
  5. establishing potential productivity, infrastructure or other savings associated with fewer employers and employees needing travel to and from work each day.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 30 May 2013