About this inquiry

The Human Rights Sub-Committee will inquire into Australia's efforts to advocate for worldwide abolition
of the death penalty.


Past Public Hearings

15 Mar 2016: Canberra, ACT
15 Mar 2016: Canberra, ACT
01 Mar 2016: Canberra, ACT


Inquiry Status

Report tabled


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Government Response

01 Mar 2017: Australian Government response to the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade report: A world without the death penalty: Australia's Advocacy for the Abolition of the Death Penalty

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