Terms of Reference

The Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade shall inquire into and report on Government support for Australian Defence industry exports, having particular regard to:

  1. identification of barriers and impediments to the growth of Australia’s Defence exports;
  2. how Government can better engage and assist Australian Defence industry to export its products;
  3. the operations of the Defence Export Control Office;
  4. assessment of the export support given to Defence industry by governments of comparable nations; and
  5. any other related 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

About this inquiry

Opportunities to expand Australia’s multi-million dollar defence industry exports will be the focus of this inquiry to be conducted by the Defence Sub-Committee.

Past Public Hearings

24 Mar 2015: Canberra
03 Mar 2015: Canberra
13 Feb 2015: Canberra


Inquiry Status

Report tabled


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