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  • Inquiry into Defence relationships in the Pacific Report tabled

    The report of the Inquiry into Defence relationships in the Pacific undertaken by Defence Sub-Committee of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade was tabled today. Chair of the Sub-Committee Andrew Wallace MP said that Defence and security challenges faced in the Pacific are now more prevalent and complex than ever before.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 12 May 2021


  • Defence relationships in the Pacific to be re-examined in new Parliamentary hearings

    Australia’s Defence relationship with Pacific Island nations will be re-examined in the context of the Pacific Step-up as two days of public hearings get underway in Canberra. The Defence Sub-committee of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade will hear from academics, Government Departments and Non-Government Agencies across the two days to help explore how far Australia’s activities correspond to the needs of our partner nations in the Pacific and how they might be better co-ordinated.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 15 July 2020


  • Inquiry steps up on Defence and the Pacific

    A new Parliamentary inquiry will examine Australia’s Defence relationship with Pacific Island nations in the context of the Pacific Step-up.

    Media release issue date: Thursday, 5 December 2019





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    About this inquiry

    The Committee will examine Australia's defence relationships with Pacific island nations.



    Past Public Hearings

    04 Sep 2020: Canberra
    16 Jul 2020: Canberra
    15 Jul 2020: Canberra

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    Inquiry Status

    Submissions Closed

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