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Preliminary Pages

Membership of the Committee

Chair

Senator M Forshaw (to 30/06/11)

 

 

Mr Michael Danby MP (from 1/07/11)

 

Deputy Chair

Mrs Joanna Gash MP

 

Members

Senator Mark Bishop

Senator the Hon John Faulkner (from 30/09/10 to 14/02/11)

Senator David Fawcett (from 1/07/11)

Senator the Hon Alan Ferguson (to 30/06/11)

Senator Mark Furner

Senator Sarah Hanson-Young

Senator the Hon David Johnston

Senator Scott Ludlam

Senator the Hon Ian Macdonald

Senator Anne McEwen (from 1/07/11)

Senator Claire Moore

Senator Stephen Parry (from 1/07/11)

Senator Kerry O’Brien (from 14/02/11 to 30/06/11)

Senator Marise Payne

Senator the Hon Ursula Stephens (from 1/07/11)

Senator Russell Trood (to 30/06/11)

 

Hon Dick Adams MP (from 24/03/11)

Hon Julie Bishop MP

Ms Gai Brodtmann MP

Hon Anthony Byrne MP

Mr Nick Champion MP

Mr Laurie Ferguson, MP

Hon Joel Fitzgibbon MP

Mr Steve Georganas MP (to 24/03/11)

Mr Steve W Gibbons MP (to 7/02/12)

Hon Alan Griffin MP

Hon Harry Jenkins MP (from 7/02/12)

Dr Dennis Jensen MP

Mrs Sophie Mirabella MP

Hon John Murphy MP

Mr Ken O'Dowd MP (from 25/10/10)

Ms Melissa Parke MP

Mr Stuart Robert MP

Hon Philip Ruddock MP

Ms Janelle Saffin MP

Hon Bruce Scott MP

Hon Dr Sharman Stone MP (from 25/10/10)

Ms Maria Vamvakinou MP

 

Membership of the Defence Sub-Committee

 

Chair

Senator Mark Furner

 

Deputy Chair

Dr Dennis Jensen MP

 

Members

Senator Mark Bishop

Senator David Fawcett (from 1/07/11)

Senator the Hon Alan Ferguson (to 30/06/11)

Senator the Hon David Johnston

Senator the Hon Ian MacDonald

Senator Stephen Parry (from 1/07/11)

Senator Marise Payne

Senator Russell Trood (to 30/06/11)

Hon Dick Adams MP (from 24/03/11)

Hon Julie Bishop MP

Ms Gai Brodtmann MP

Mr Nick Champion MP

Mr Michael Danby MP (ex officio)

Hon Joel Fitzgibbon MP

Mrs Joanna Gash MP (ex officio)

Mr Steve Gibbons MP (to 7/02/12)

Hon Alan Griffin MP

Hon Harry Jenkins MP (from 7/02/12)

Mrs Sophie Mirabella MP

Mr Stuart Robert MP

Hon Bruce Scott MP

Hon Dr Sharman Stone MP

 

 


Committee Secretariat

 

Secretary

Dr Margot Kerley
(to 10/6/11)

 

Secretary

Mr Jerome Brown
(from 26/7/11)

 

Inquiry Secretary

Mr Robert Little

 

Defence Adviser

 

LTCOL Rupert Hoskin (to 2/5/11)

LTCOL Stuart Kenny (from 2/5/11 to 29/9/11)

LTCOL Simon Palmer (from 19/9/11 to 9/12/11)

WGCDR Karen Ashworth (from 16/1/12)

 

Office Manager

Administrative Officers

Ms Jessica Butler

Ms Gillian Drew

Mrs Sonya Gaspar

 


Terms of reference

Pursuant to paragraph 1 (b) of its resolution of appointment, the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade is empowered to consider and report on the annual reports of government agencies, in accordance with a schedule presented by the Speaker of the House of Representatives.[1]

The Speaker’s schedule lists annual reports from agencies within the Defence and Foreign Affairs portfolios as being available for review by the Committee.[2]

On 3 February 2011 the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade authorised the Defence Sub-Committee to review the Department of Defence Annual Report 2009-2010.


List of abbreviations

 

AEW&C

Airborne Early Warning and Control

ADF

Australian Defence Force

ANAO

Australian National Audit Office

ANEF

Australian Noise Exposure Forecast

ARH

Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter

AWD

Air Warfare Destroyers

CDF

Chief of the Defence Force

CDG

Capability Development Group

CEO

Chief Executive Officer

CFO

Chief Financial Officer

CT

Counterterrorism

CTOL

Conventional take-off and landing

DDG 51

US Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyers

DCP

Defence Capability Plan

DMO

Defence Materiel Organisation

DSTO

Defence Science and Technology Organisation

EADS

European Aeronautic Defence and Space

EMD

FCA

Engineering, manufacturing and development

Federal Court of Australia

FFG

Guided Missile Frigates

FMA Act

Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997

FOC

Final Operational Capability

GAO

US Government Accounting Office

HF

High Frequency

HMAS

Her Majesty’s Australian Ships

IED

Improvised explosive devices

IOC

Initial Operational Capability

ISAF

International Security Assistance Force

ISF

International Stabilisation Force

JLTV

Joint Light Tactical Vehicle

JSF

Joint Strike Fighter

L-3

L‑3 Communications MAS Inc

LARS

Launch and Recovery System

LHD

Landing helicopter deck

MOT

Military-Off-The-Shelf

MRH

Multi Role Helicopter

MSA

Manufactured and supported in Australia

NACC

New Air Combat Capability

NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NFH

Nato Frigate Helicopter

NZDF

New Zealand Defence Force

PBS

Portfolio Budget Statement

PER

Public Environment Report

PMV-L

Protected Mobility Vehicles - light

PS Act

Public Service Act 1999

RAAF

Royal Australian Air Force

SAS

SES

Special Air Service

Senior Executive Service

SETF

Submarine Escape Training Facility

TUCF

The Underwater Centre Fremantle

UN

United Nations

UNSCR

United Nations Security Council resolution

US

United States

USAF

United States Air Force

USN

United States Navy

 

 

 

 

 

 


List of recommendations

 

1       Introduction

Recommendation 1

The Department of Defence review its practices and procedures to ensure that answers to the Committee’s questions on notice are provided in a more timely manner.

 

 

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