National Capital under the spotlight

Issue date: Monday, 6 December 2021

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On Tuesday the Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories will be briefed by the National Capital Authority about current issues relating to the nation’s capital.

The briefing will be broadcast live on the Parliament House website.

Committee Chair, Senator Dr Sam McMahon, said: “The Committee welcomes the opportunity to discuss a range of matters with the National Capital Authority including some of the current works being undertaken across Canberra.”

“Since 2009, the National Capital Authority has been invited to conduct these briefings biannually as an opportunity for the Committee to become more familiar with issues affecting the Capital and latest developments.”

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

Further information about the National Capital Authority can be found on its website.

Public hearing details

Date: Tuesday 7 December 2021
Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

The public briefing was planned to take place on 25 November 2021 and has been rescheduled to this new date and time.

The hearing will be conducted in a virtual format and broadcast live at

Media inquiries

Office of Senator Dr Sam McMahon
(08) 8948 3555 or Lance Northey on 0411 876 162

For background information

Committee Secretariat
02 6277 4355

For more information about this Committee, you can visit its website On the site, you can track the Committee and receive email updates by clicking on the blue ‘Track Committee’ button in the bottom right hand corner of the page.

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