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Preliminary Pages

Membership of the Committee

Chair

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

Senator Stephen Parry (from 1/07/11)

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 (to 14/03/12)

Mr Nick Champion MP

Hon Laurie Ferguson, MP

Hon Joel Fitzgibbon MP

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

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

Hon Alan Griffin MP

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

Dr Dennis Jensen MP

Hon Robert McClelland MP (from 14/03/12)

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 Ken O’Dowd MP (from 14/02/11)

Mr Stuart Robert MP

Hon Bruce Scott MP

Hon Dr Sharman Stone MP

 

 


Committee Secretariat

 

 

 

 

Secretary

Mr Jerome Brown

 

Inquiry Secretary

Mr Robert Little

 

Defence Adviser

Wing Commander Karen Ashworth

 

Researcher

Mr James Bunce

 

Administration

 

Ms Jessica Butler

Mrs Sonya Gaspar

Ms Emma Black

 


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 24 November 2011 the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade authorised the Defence Sub-Committee to review the Department of Defence Annual Report 2010-2011.

 


List of Abbreviations

 

ACCC

Australian Competition and Consumer Council

ADC

Australian Defence College

ADF

Australian Defence Force

ADFA

Australian Defence Force Academy

ADFRP

Australian Defence Force Rehabilitation Program

AEW&C

Airborne Early Warning and Control

ANA

Afghan National Army

ANSF

Afghan National Security Forces

AOSG

Aerospace Operational Support Group

APA

Air Power Australia

APS

Australian Public Service

ARH

Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter

ASC

Australian Submarine Corporation

ASIC

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

ASPI

Australian Strategic Policy Institute

C-17

C-17 Globemaster military transport aircraft

CAIV

Cost as an Independent Variable

CAPE

Centre for the Army Profession and Ethic

CCTV

Closed Circuit Television

CDF

Chief of the Defence Force

CDG

Capability Development Group

CTOL

Conventional take-off and landing

DOD

(United States) Department of Defense

DMO

Defence Materiel Organisation

F-111

F-111 Fighter Aircraft

F-22

F-22 Raptor Fighter Aircraft

F-35

F-35 Lightning II (also known as the Joint Strike Fighter)

F/A-18

F/A-18 Hornet Fighter Aircraft

FMS

Foreign Military Sales

FY

Financial Year

GAO

(United States) Government Accountability Office

GFC

Global Financial Crisis

HMSD

Helmet Mounted Sight and Display

HR

Human Resources

HMAS

Her Majesty’s Australian Ship

ICT

Information and Communications Technology

IED

Improvised Explosive Device

IFF

Identification Friend or Foe

IOC

Initial Operating Capability

IP

Intellectual Property

IPP

Indigenous Participation Program

ISAF

International Security Assistance Force

J-20

Chengdu J-20 Fighter

JPO

Joint Project Office

JSF

Joint Strike Fighter (also known as the F-35 Lightning II)

KPI

Key Performance Indicator

LRIP

Low Rate Initial Production

MEAO

Middle East Area of Operations

MRH90

Multi Role Helicopter

NACC

New Air Combat Capability

NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NCO

Non-Commissioned Officer

NH90

Tactical Transport Helicopter (the MRH90 is the Australian version of this helicopter)

NORFORCE

North-West Mobile Force

OFFCDT

Officer Cadet

OEM

Original Equipment Manufacturer

PAK-FA

PAK-FA T-50 Sukhoi Fighter

PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

PWC

Public Works Committee

RAAF

Royal Australian Air Force

RAN

Royal Australian Navy

RAR

Royal Australian Regiment

SDD

System Development and Demonstration Phase

SNCO

Senior Non-Commissioned Officer

SOTG

Special Operations Task Group

SRP

Strategic Reform Program

STOVL

Short Take-off and Vertical Landing Variant

Su-34

Su-34 Sukhoi Fighter Bomber

Su-35

Su-35 Sukhoi Fighter Aircraft

SWIIP

Support to Wounded, Injured and Ill Program

UAV

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

US

United States

USAF

United States Air Force

USS

United States Ship

 


 

List of Recommendations

 

Recommendation 1

A Strategic Reform Program (SRP) Summary Chapter be added to the Defence Annual Report to provide a consolidated overview of the SRP.


 

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