Past Public Hearings

24 Feb 2020: Canberra, ACT

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Terms of Reference

That the following matter be referred to the Economics References Committee for inquiry and report by the last sitting day in June 2020:

Developing and delivering Australia’s sovereign naval shipbuilding capability, with particular reference to:

    a.  oversight and scrutiny of the national shipbuilding plan, to support a continuous build of vessels in Australia;

    b.  progress of the design, management and implementation of naval shipbuilding and submarine defence procurement
         projects in Australia;

    c.  progress of the Naval Shipbuilding College in building workforce capability, and developing the required skills and
         infrastructure to design, build, maintain, sustain and upgrade current and future naval fleet;

    d.  ongoing examination of contracts and scrutiny of expenditure;

    e.  the implementation of Australian Industry Capability Plans;

    f.  the utilisation of local content and supply chains;

    g.  the transfer of intellectual property and skills to Australian firms and workers;

    h.  the prospect of imminent job losses and redundancies;

    i.  opportunities and multiplier effects to local jobs and the economy; and

    j.  any related matters.

 

 

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