Committee Membership

Committee Members

Members of the Foreign Affairs and Aid Sub-Committee

Mr Dave Sharma MP (Chair), Mr Julian Hill MP (Deputy Chair), Senator Tim Ayres,
Mr Vince Connelly MP, Hon Damian Drum MP, Senator Mehreen Faruqi,
Senator Hon David Fawcett (ex officio), Mr Patrick Gorman MP, Mr Peter Khalil MP,
Senator Kimberley Kitching, Senator Janet Rice, Senator Tony Sheldon, Ms Meryl Swanson (ex officio),
Mr Phillip Thompson OAM MP, Ms Maria Vamvakinou MP, Mr Ross Vasta MP

Members of the Defence Sub-Committee

Mr Andrew Wallace MP (Chair), Ms Meryl Swanson MP (Deputy Chair), Hon Kevin Andrews MP,
Mr Vince Connelly MP, Senator Hon David Fawcett (ex officio), Mr Andrew Hastie MP,
Mr Julian Hill MP, Senator Kimberley Kitching, Senator Dr Sam McMahon, 
Senator Jim Molan AO, Senator Deborah O'Neill, Mr Gavin Pearce MP, Mr Dave Sharma MP,
Mr Warren Snowdon MP, Mr Phillip Thompson OAM MP, Mr Ross Vasta MP

Members of the Trade Sub-Committee

Mr Ted O’Brien MP (Chair), Senator Malarndirri McCarthy (Deputy Chair), Hon Damian Drum MP,
Senator Hon David Fawcett (ex officio), Senator Kimberley Kitching, Senator Dr Sam McMahon,
Senator Deborah O’Neill, Mr Tony Pasin MP, Senator Tony Sheldon, Ms Meryl Swanson (ex officio),
Ms Maria Vamvakinou MP

Members of the Human Rights Sub-Committee

Hon Kevin Andrews MP (Chair), Mr Chris Hayes MP (Deputy Chair), Senator Hon Eric Abetz, 
Senator Hon David Fawcett (ex officio), Mr Andrew Hastie MP, Mr Julian Hill MP, Mr Peter Khalil MP,
Senator Kimberley Kitching, Senator Janet Rice, Ms Meryl Swanson (ex officio), Ms Maria Vamvakinou MP

Members of the Poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) Sub-Committee

Senator Dr Sam McMahon (Chair), Ms Meryl Swanson MP (Deputy Chair),
Senator Mehreen Faruqi, Senator Hon David Fawcett (ex officio), Senator Kimberley Kitching,
Senator Malarndirri McCarthy, Ms Maria Vamvakinou MP 

About this committee

The Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade is appointed under a resolution of appointment which was passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday, 4 July 2019 and the Senate on Monday, 22 July 2019.



 

 

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Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 2313
Fax: +61 2 6277 2221
jscfadt@aph.gov.au