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About this inquiry

The Committee will consider policies for developing the parts of Australia which lie north of the Tropic of Capricorn, spanning Western Australia, Northern Territory and Queensland.

Past Public Hearings

19 Aug 2014: Darwin, NT
18 Aug 2014: Darwin, NT
15 Jul 2014: Canberra, ACT


Interim Report

Inquiry into the Development of Northern Australia—Interim Report

Tabled: 16 June 2014

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014

ISBN 978-1-74366-173-4 (HTML Version)

ISBN 978-1-74366-172-7 (Printed Version)

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Preliminary Pages
(PDF 106KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 69KB)
Appendix A - Submissions (PDF 104KB)
Appendix B - Exhibits (PDF 113KB)
Appendix C -  Witnesses appearing at public hearings (PDF 138KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 4162