The Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste on Cooperation in the Field of Defence and the Status of Visiting Forces (Canberra, 7 September 2022) was referred to the Committee on Tuesday, 21 March 2023.
The Treaties Committee is empowered by its resolution of appointment to inquire into and report on 'matters arising from treaties and related National Interest Analyses and proposed treaty actions and related Explanatory Statements presented or deemed to be presented to the Parliament'.
The Committee invites interested persons and organisations to make submissions by Tuesday, 11 April 2023.
Submissions for this inquiry can be lodged online via My Parliament, more information can be found on the Lodge my submission page. For information on how to make a submission, go to our Making a submission to a committee inquiry page.