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  • Committee to examine communications in territories

    Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories has opened an inquiry into enabling communications infrastructure in Australia’s external territories of Norfolk Island, Christmas Island, and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

    Media release issue date: Friday, 13 November 2020


  • Focus on the national capital

    The Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories will be briefed tomorrow by the National Capital Authority about issues relating to the nation’s capital.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 7 October 2020


  • Focus on the national capital

    The Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories will be briefed tomorrow by the National Capital Authority about issues relating to the nation’s capital.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 2 September 2020


  • Committee delegates attend Antarctic Parliamentarians Assembly in London

    After 60 years of the Antarctic Treaty, the future of the region is the focus of an international assembly to manage the issues affecting the global asset for the future.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 4 December 2019


  • National Capital in the spotlight

    The Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories will hear from the National Capital Authority about its role and present issues relating to the national capital on Thursday, at the Committee’s biannual public briefing.

    Media release issue date: Wednesday, 16 October 2019


  • New leadership for Territory oversight

    The Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories has started work under new leadership, after electing the Hon Keith Pitt MP as its Chair and Senator Carol Brown as Deputy Chair.

    Media release issue date: Friday, 2 August 2019