Terms of Reference

Review of the Department of Defence Annual Report 2016-17


The focus topics of the inquiry are:


Defence Performance, including:

  • Preparedness and Operations;
  • Corporate and Military Enablers; and
  • Workforce, including transitioning from the Services;
  • Status of the Implementation of Strategic Reform Programs; and
  • Capability Development and Major Projects, including projects of concern.


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

About this inquiry

This inquiry lapsed when the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade ceased to exist at the dissolution of the House of Representatives on Thursday 11 April 2019.

Past Public Hearings

04 May 2018: Canberra


Inquiry Status

Inquiry lapsed


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