House of Representatives Committees

Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories

Reports, inquiries and other activities

43rd Parliament (September 2010 - August 2013)

Inquiry into the provision of amenity within the Parliamentary Triangle
Presented: 28 June 2013
Government response: 10 July 2014

Report of the visit to Norfolk Island - 29-30 April 2013
Presented: 5 June 2013
Government Response: No response to date

Inquiry into the allocation of land to diplomatic missions in the Australian Capital Territory
Presented: 28 March 2013
Government response: 10 July 2014
National Capital Authority's response to report (Dated 17 April 2013)

Visit to Antarctica 12-13 December 2012

Report on the visit to the Indian Ocean Territories - 21-25 October 2012

Inquiry into the administration of the National Memorials Ordinance 1928
Presented: 23 November 2011
Government response: No response to date

Review of the National Capital Authority: Biannual Public Hearing

42nd Parliament (February 2008 - July 2010)

Review of the National Capital Authority: Biannual Public Hearing

Report of the 2009 New Zealand Committee Exchange (completed)
Presented: 21 June 2010

Inquiry into the Territories Law Reform Bill 2010 (completed)
Presented: 11 May 2010
Government response: TBA

Inquiry into the changing economic environment in the Indian Ocean Territories (completed)
Presented: 1 April 2010
Government response: 7 November 2011

Inquiry into the Immigration Bridge Australia Proposal (completed)
Presented: 29 May 2009
Government response: 4 February 2010

The Way Forward: Inquiry into the role of the National Capital Authority
Presented: 16 July 2008
Government response: 12 December 2008

41st Parliament (November 2004 - October 2007)

Review of the Griffin Legacy Amendments
Tabled: 22 March 2007
Government response: 16 August 2007 (PDF 23KB)

Report on the visit to Norfolk Island 2-5 August 2006
Tabled: 9 October 2006
Government response: no response required

Inquiry into current and future governance arrangements for the Indian Ocean Territories
Tabled: 13 June 2006
Government response: 14 June 2007 (PDF 646KB)

Inquiry into Norfolk Island Governance Part 2: Sustainability of Government
Tabled: 5 December 2005 (presented 1 December 2005)
Government response: 13 September 2007(PDF 470Kb

Inquiry into the adequacy of funding for Australia's Antarctic Program
Tabled: 23 June 2005
Government response: 1 March 2007 (PDF 751KB)

40th Parliament (February 2002 - August 2004)
Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories

Inquiry into Norfolk Island Governance Part 2: Sustainability of Government (lapsed - resumed in the 41st Parliament)

Inquiry into the adequacy of funding for Australia's Antarctic Program (lapsed - resumed in the 41st Parliament)

Difficult Choices: Inquiry into the role of the National Capital Authority in determining the extent of redevelopment of the Pierces Creek Settlement in the ACT
Presented: 31 August 2004
Government Response: 15 September 2005 (PDF 469KB)

Indian Ocean Territories - Review of the Annual Reports of the Department of Transport and Regional Services and the Department of the Environment and Heritage (Australia's external territories)
Tabled: 9 August 2004
Government response: 18 August 2005 (PDF 16324KB)

A national capital, a place to live: Inquiry into the Role of the National Capital Authority
Tabled: 9 August 2004 (presented 2 July 2004)
Government response: 26 May 2005 (PDF 1874KB)

Norfolk Island - Review of the Annual Reports of the Department of Transport and Regional Services and the Department of the Environment and Heritage (Australia's external territories)
Tabled: 9 August 2004 (presented 2 July 2004)
Government response: 23 June 2005 (PDF 935KB)

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?: Inquiry into Governance on Norfolk Island
Tabled: 3 December 2003
Government response: 13 September 2007 replaces interim response(PDF 436KB)

Not a Town Centre: The Proposal for Pay Parking in the Parliamentary Zone
Tabled: 13 October 2003
Government response: 30 November 2004 (PDF 495KB)

Striking the Right Balance: Draft Amendment 39, National Capital Plan
Tabled: 21 October 2002
Government response: 17 June 2003 (PDF 20KB)

Inquiry into Norfolk Island Electoral Matters
Tabled: 26 August 2002
Government response: 13 September 2007 (382KB)

39th Parliament (November 1998 - October 2001)
Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories

Inquiry into Norfolk Island Electoral Matters (Lapsed on the dissolution of the 39th Parliament)

Risky Business: Inquiry into the tender process followed in the sale of the Christmas Island Casino and Resort
Tabled: 20 September 2001
Government response: 6 February 2003

In the pink or in the red?: Health Services on Norfolk Island
Presented: 6 July 2001
Tabled: 20 August 2001
Government Response: 9 December 2004

Island to Islands: Communications with Australia's external territories
Tabling speeches: Chairman - Senator McGauran; Mr Nehl MP; Hon Mr Snowden MP; Mr Neville MP Senator Allison; Senator Margetts; Senator Crossin; Senator Lundy
Tabled: 22 March 1999
Government response: 1 March 2001

38th Parliament (May 1996 - August 1998)
Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories

A right to protest (June 1997)

Earlier reports

For a list of all reports by this Committee, see the Register of Committee Reports (1901 to current day).

Copies of reports

For copies of reports contact Committee Secretariat.

Copies of submissions and transcripts of public hearings

Printed volumes of submissions and transcripts of evidence taken at public hearings for each of the above reports can be reviewed at the National Library of Australia or with the Committee Secretariat.

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