House of Representatives Committees

Joint Standing Committee on National Capital and External Territories

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Inquiry into the adequacy of funding for Australia's Antarctic Program

This inquiry was inititated in the 40th Parliament, however it lapsed when all Committees of the House of Representatives and joint committees of the Senate and House of Representatives for the 40th Parliament ceased to exist upon dissolution of the House of Representatives at 4:59pm, Tuesday 31 August 2004.

On Wednesday 8 December 2004, the Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories resolved to continue its inquiry into the adequacy of funding for Australia's Antarctic Program as part of its review of the annual report of the Department of the Environment and Heritage 2003-04.

The Committee invites interested persons and organisations to make submissions addressing the terms of reference. The initial closing date for submissions was by 5 December 2003 - anyone now wanting to make a contribution to the inquiry should contact the Committee Secretariat.

In order to facilitate electronic publishing of submissions, the Committee would prefer them to be emailed to jscncet@aph.gov.au or sent on disk or CD-ROM to the Committee Secretariat in Microsoft Word® or Portable Document Format (PDF). Please refer to our brochure on preparing a submission for more information.

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