Inquiry into governance in the Indian Ocean Territories

On 4 March 2015 the Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, The Hon Jamie Briggs MP, proposed that the Committee inquire into and report on governance in the Indian Ocean Territories.

The Committee invites interested persons and organisations to make submissions addressing the terms of reference by Friday, 14 August 2015. Online submissions can be made on this page.

For information on how to make a submission, go to our Making a submission to a Committee Inquiry page.

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

Past Public Hearings

03 Dec 2015: Canberra
23 Nov 2015: Canberra
12 Nov 2015: Canberra


Inquiry Status

Submissions Closed


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