Inquiry into transition from the Australian Defence Force (ADF)

On Wednesday, 30 May 2018 the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade resolved to inquire into and report on Transition from the ADF

The Committee invites interested persons and organisations to make submissions addressing the terms of reference by Friday, 13 July 2018. On line submissions can be made on this page.

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Committee Secretary
Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

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About this inquiry

The Committee shall examine the support provided to members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) as they transition from active service to civilian life.

Past Public Hearings

16 Nov 2018: Canberra
05 Oct 2018: Sydney
03 Sep 2018: Adelaide


Inquiry Status

Report tabled


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