Terms of reference

Terms of reference

The Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories will inquire into and report on ways to foster and promote the significance of Australia’s National Capital, including:

a)Requirements for the National Institutions to convey a dynamic, representative national story.

b)Maintaining the currency and vibrancy of Australia’s National Capital as a source of pride and international recognition.

c)Raising the profile of Australia’s National Capital and its symbolic importance in reflecting the character, values and identity of Australia.

d)Consider the importance of Australia’s National Capital in highlighting our sporting, cultural and tourism potential; and

e)The needs of existing infrastructure and identifying future infrastructure needs to facilitate a), b), c), and d) above.