The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator the Hon Penny Wong, asked the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade - Foreign Affairs and Aid Subcommittee to inquire into matters related to supporting democracy in our region. The inquiry will look into how Australia can partner with countries in our region to promote democracy and the international rules-based order.
The JSCFADT Foreign Affairs and Aid Subcommittee has extended the close of submissions until Friday 16 December 2022. Please note that the Subcommittee will continue to accept submissions throughout the duration of this inquiry.
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