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Inquiry Name:

Inquiry into Short-Stay Accommodation

Date Commenced:01 Nov 2018
Tabling Date:27 Jun 2019
Inquiry Status:Current
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Committee Name:

Economics and Industry Standing Committee

House:Legislative Assembly

Members Conducting Inquiry
Members:Ms Jessica Jane Shaw MLA
Mr Sean Kimberley L'Estrange MLA
Mr Yaz Mubarakai MLA
Mr Stephen James Price MLA
Hon. Donald Terrence (Terry) Redman MLA

Staff Members: Dr David Worth (Principal Research Officer)
Mr Lachlan Gregory (Research Officer)

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Terms of Reference:The Economics and Industry Standing Committee will inquire into and report on matters relating to the regulation of short-stay accommodation in Western Australia, with particular reference to:
1. The forms and regulatory status of short-stay accommodation providers in regional and metropolitan Western Australia, including existing powers available to local government authorities.

2. The changing market and social dynamics in the short-stay accommodation sector.

3. Issues in the short-stay accommodation sector, particularly associated with emerging business models utilising online booking platforms.

4. Approaches within Australian and international jurisdictions to ensure the appropriate regulation of short-stay accommodation.

The Committee will report to the House by 27 June 2019.

Important Information

Making a Submission to a Parliamentary Committee of the Legislative Assembly
Giving Evidence to a Parliamentary Committee of the Legislative Assembly

Deadline for Submissions:
25 Jan 2019

Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the
Legislative Assembly Committee Rooms, Level 1/11 Harvest Tce, West Perth

Hearing Dates:






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Related Written Submissions:

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Related Transcripts of Evidence:

• Evidence by Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage - Ms Gail McGOWAN (Director General), Ms Jacqueline STONE (Director, Policy and Projects), Ms Kylie WOODS (Senior Legal Officer) on 31/10/2018

Related Documents/Response to Questions on Notice:

• Related Document: Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage- Draft Options Paper