House of Representatives Committees

Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade

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Completed Inquiry: Bougainville: The Peace Process and Beyond


The Committee presented its report Bougainville: The Peace Process and Beyond to both Houses of Parliament on 27 September 1999. Copies of the individual chapters are available in both PDF and HTML format. The report is also available from the Committee Secretariat.

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List of Recommendations


Chapter 1: Introduction (PDF Format 35KB)

   Chapter 1: HTML Version

Chapter 2: History of the Bougainville Conflict (PDF Format 82KB)

   Chapter 2: HTML Version

Chapter 3: Bougainville's Impact on the Bilateral Relationship (PDF Format 93KB)

   Chapter 3: HTML Version

Chapter 4: The Peace Negotiations and the Prospects for a Permanent Peace (PDF Format 100KB)

   Chapter 4: HTML Version

Chapter 5: Contribution of the Truce and Peace Monitoring Groups (PDF Format 52KB)

   Chapter 5: HTML Version

Chapter 6: Australia's Aid Program for Bougainville (PDF Format 94KB)

   Chapter 6: HTML Version

Appendix D: Outline History of the Bougainville Conflict (PDF Format 38KB)

Appendix E: The Burnham Declaration (PDF Format 16KB)

Appendix F: The Burnham Truce (PDF Format 18KB)

Appendix G: The Lincoln Agreement (PDF Format 19KB)

Appendix H: The Arawa Agreement (PDF Format 21KB)

Appendix I: Peace Monitoring Group Locations and Organisations (PDF Format 35KB)14KB)

Appendix J: Bougainville Reconciliation Government: Draft Agreement and Constitution (PDF Format 35KB)108KB)

Appendix K: Matakana and Okataina Understanding (PDF Format 16KB)

Appendix L: Australian Aid to Bougainville Current and Planned Activities (PDF Format 35KB)18KB)

List of submissions

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