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Targeted Sanctions inquiry to hear from business and industry peak bodies

Issue date: Wednesday, 30 September 2020

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An inquiry into whether Australia should adopt ‘Magnitsky-style’ laws will hear from the Export Council of Australia and the Australian Industry Group at a teleconference round table this week.

The inquiry, run by the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade, Human Rights Sub-committee will be led by Sub-Committee Chair the Hon Kevin Andrews MP, who says the Sub-Committee is looking forward to the opportunity to speak with representatives of Australian business and industry to hear their perspective on the possible adoption of new Targeted Sanctions legislation.

More information about this inquiry, including submissions received by the Committee to date, is available on the Committee’s website.

Public hearing details

Date: Thursday 1 October 2020
Time: 1:00pm – 2.30pm
Location: Via teleconference

The hearings will be streamed at aph.gov.au/live

Media inquiries

The Hon Kevin Andrews MP
Contact: Cristy Elliott
03 9848 9900
02 6277 4023
cristy.elliott@aph.gov.au

For background information

Committee Secretariat
02 6277 2313
jscfadt@aph.gov.au

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