Telling Australia's story - and why it's important

On Wednesday, 3 April 2019, the Committee tabled its report – Telling Australia's story - and why it's important: Report on the inquiry into Canberra's national institutions

© Commonwealth of Australia 2019 

ISBN 978-1-74366-957-0 (Printed version)

ISBN 978-1-74366-958-7 (HTML version)

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Preliminary pages
Contents, Foreword, Membership of the Committee, Committee Secretariat, Terms of reference, List of abbreviations, List of recommendations, National institutions examined by the Committee
(PDF 369KB)
Chapter 1: Introduction
(PDF 157KB)
Chapter 2: The shared value of national institutions
(PDF 284KB)
Chapter 3: Public engagement (PDF 551KB)
Chapter 4: Governance (PDF 346KB)
Chapter 5: Resourcing Canberra's national institutions (PDF 425KB)
Appendix A: Submissions (PDF 94KB)
Appendix B: Public Hearings (PDF 161KB)
Appendix C: Exhibits (PDF 68KB)

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

About this inquiry

The Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories is inquiring into Canberra's national institutions.

Past Public Hearings

06 Dec 2018: Canberra
20 Sep 2018: Canberra
24 Aug 2018: Canberra


Inquiry Status

Submissions closed


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