Terms of Reference

  • Status of ADF operations
  • The implementation of strategic programs, including:
  • The First Principles Review
  • Defence Industry Policy Statement
  • White Paper 2016
  • Individual Service Overviews
  • Capability development and major projects, including:
  • Future Submarine SEA 1000
  • Air Warfare Destroyer SEA 4000
  • Future Frigate SEA 5000
  • Overlander Program LAND 121
  • Land Combat Vehicle System LAND 400
  • Growler Airborne Attack Capability AIR 5349
  • Maritime Patrol Aircraft Replacement AIR 7000
  • Personnel Matters, including:
  • Pathway to Change – the next steps
  • Project Suakin and flexible workforce and workplace arrangements.
  • Defence remuneration and ADF Superannuation
  • Recruitment, retention and separation rates

And any other matters.

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
jscfadt@aph.gov.au