National Capital in the spotlight

Issue date: Tuesday, 15 October 2019

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The Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories will hear from the National Capital Authority about its role and present issues relating to the national capital on Thursday, at the Committee’s biannual public briefing. Thursday’s briefing is the first to be held in the 46th Parliament following the 2019 federal election. The last briefing was held in December 2018.

Committee Chair Keith Pitt MP said: “The National Capital Authority exercises broad functions in representing and maintaining the Commonwealth’s interests in the national capital. Thursday’s hearing provides Committee members with an opportunity to become more familiar with the Authority’s current work and consider other matters that are of interest in the nation’s capital”.

Members of the public are welcome to attend and observe the proceedings. Audio of the hearing will also be webcast live on the Australian Parliament’s website.

Further information may be found on the Committee’s website.

Public hearing details

Date: Thursday 17 October 2019
Time: 10.15 am to 11.00am (approx.)
Location: Committee Room 2R2, Parliament House, Canberra

The hearing will be broadcast live at

Media inquiries
Mr Keith Pitt MP, Chair
(Liz Carson, Media Adviser)
T: 0427 653 814

For background information
Committee Secretariat
02 6277 4355

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