Members of the Parliamentary Service Commission of Tanzania visited Canberra on 18 and 19 April 2013 to examine and discuss services provided to federal parliamentarians in the course of carrying out their parliamentary duties.
Australian parliamentary delegations visited Papua New Guinea, South Africa, Zambia and ASEAN (Association of South-East Asian Nations) countries (Vietnam, Singapore and Indonesia) during April 2013.
An Australian parliamentary delegation led by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Anna Burke, participated in the 128th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly held in Quito, Ecuador, and undertook a visit to Paraguay from 21 March to 7 April 2013.
From 13 to 20 May 2013, a delegation of parliamentarians from ASEAN member states visited Australia. Representatives from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam participated in this year’s program. Delegates from Brunei Darussalam, Laos, the Philippines and Singapore were unable to participate due to parliamentary sittings or forthcoming elections. The delegation visited Melbourne, Hobart, Launceston and Canberra.
A delegation from the European Parliament visited Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide and Port Lincoln from 9 to 16 February 2013.
An Australian parliamentary delegation participated in the annual Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF), this year held in Vladivostok, Russia at the end of January. The delegation was led by John Murphy (Reid, NSW) and included deputy leader Bruce Scott (Maranoa, Qld), Warren Entsch (Leichhardt, Qld) and Laura Smyth (La Trobe, Vic).
Members of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity have participated in the Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC) Conference held in Manila, Philippines from 30 January to 2 February 2013.
Incoming delegations and visits
Outgoing delegations and visits