Upcoming Public Hearings

19 Oct 2017: Parliament House, ACT
30 Oct 2017: Mildura, VIC

Past Public Hearings

17 Oct 2017: Parliament House, ACT
16 Aug 2017: Parliament House, ACT
11 Aug 2017: Parliament House, ACT


Inquiry Status

Upcoming public hearings


If you require any special arrangements to enable you to participate in the Committee's inquiry, please contact the Committee Secretariat.

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Inquiry into establishing a Modern Slavery Act in Australia

On Wednesday, 15 February 2017 the Attorney-General, Senator the Hon George Brandis QC, asked the Committee to inquire into and report on Establishing a Modern Slavery Act in Australia.

Online submissions can be made on this page. For information on how to make a submission, go to our Making a submission to a Committee Inquiry page.

On 17 August 2017, the Foreign Affairs and Aid Sub-Committee was briefed by representatives from the Cambodian Children’s Trust and Forget Me Not Foundation on the issue of orphanage tourism. A video of the opening statements from this briefing is available below.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade
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