Report - Same country: different world - The future of Norfolk Island

On Monday, 20 October 2014, the Committee tabled its report – Same country: different world – The future of Norfolk Island – into the inquiry into Economic development on Norfolk Island.

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014 

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Preliminary pages
Membership of the Committee, List of recommendations
(PDF 300KB)
Chapter 1: Introduction
Norfolk Island - a history of reports and reviews
(PDF 122KB)
Chapter 2: Economy and governance: time to end the stalemate
(PDF 192KB)
Chapter 3: Governance: a new model (PDF 159KB)
Chapter 4: Infrastructure: investment required  (PDF 231KB)
Chapter 5: Framework for new economic opportunities (PDF 207KB)
Appendix A: List of Submissions (PDF 66KB)
Appendix B: List of Hearings and Witnesses (PDF 61KB)
Appendix C: Committee's visit program (PDF 53KB
Appendix D: Norfolk Island Government's preferred model for territory self-governance (PDF 73KB)

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

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About this inquiry

The Committee will inquire into the economic development of Norfolk Island with particular reference to:

Past Public Hearings

18 Jul 2014: Canberra
26 Jun 2014: Canberra
19 Jun 2014: Canberra


Inquiry Status

Submissions closed


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