House of Representatives Committees

| Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories

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Etched in stone?

23 November 2011

© Commonwealth of Australia 2011
ISBN 978-0-642-79594-6 (Printed version)
ISBN 978-0-642-79595-3 (HTML version)

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Preliminary Pages (PDF 338KB)
Chapter 1 National Memorials Ordinance 1928 (PDF 234KB)

A brief history of the National Memorials Ordinance 1928
Original provisions
Changes to the Ordinance
Career of the Committee

Chapter 2 Problems with the Ordinance (PDF 188KB)

Membership of the CNMC
Criticisms of current membership structure
Functions of the CNMC
Committee conclusions

Chapter 3 Reforming the process (PDF 389KB)

Proposals for change
Committee conclusions
Decision-making processes
Committee conclusions
Decision-making structure
Committee conclusions
Heritage management
Committee conclusions
CNMC and independent expert advice
Committee conclusions
Parliamentary oversight
Committee conclusions
Public participation
Committee conclusions
Other key issues
Donor names
Process for nomination of unfunded memorials

Chapter 4 The New Model (PDF 461KB)

The Washington Model
Committee conclusions
The way forward

Chapter 5 Transitional Arrangements for Current Proposals (PDF 187KB)

Committee conclusions

Appendix A – The Inquiry (PDF 93KB)
Appendix B – National Memorials Ordinance 1928 (PDF 2502KB)
Appendix C – Submissions (PDF 74KB)
Appendix D – Hearings and Witnesses (PDF 121KB)

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