Terms of Reference

The Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories willinquire and report into the adequacy of Australia’s infrastructure assets and capability in Antarctica with regard to:

  1. maintaining national interests;
  2. serving the scientific program into the future;
  3. international engagement, including collaboration and resource sharing with other countries;
  4. fostering economic opportunities consistent with the Antarctic Treaty System obligations; and
  5. environmental considerations.

 

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 4355
Fax: +61 2 6277 8463
jscncet@aph.gov.au

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