House of Representatives Committees

Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade

Committee activities (inquiries and reports)

Inquiry into Australia's aid program in the Pacific

On Friday 10 March 2006 the Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon Alexander Downer, MP, asked the Committee to inquire into and report on Australia's aid program and its impact on human rights and security in the Pacific.

The Committee invites interested persons and organisations to make submissions addressing the terms of reference by Tuesday 31 October 2006. Please refer to our brochure called preparing a submission for more information.

In order to facilitate electronic publishing of submissions, the Committee would prefer them to be emailed to or sent on disk or CD-ROM to the Committee Secretariat in Microsoft Word® or Portable Document Format (PDF).

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