Matters relating to the Gallipoli Peninsula

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Matters relating to the Gallipoli Peninsula

12 October 2005

© Commonwealth of Australia 2005
ISBN ISBN 0 642 71574 2

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(PDF 143KB)
Terms of Reference (PDF 96KB)
List of Plates (PDF 81KB)
List of Abbreviations (PDF 82KB)
Executive Summary (PDF 132KB)
Introduction (PDF 149KB)

Background to the inquiry
Conduct of the inquiry
Procedural issue – non disclosure of government legal advice
Structure of the report

Findings and recommendations (PDF 106KB)
Chapter 1 - The significance of the Gallipoli Peninsula (PDF 205KB)
The 1915 campaign
The national and heritage significance of the Peninsula
The Gallipoli Peninsula, the Peace Park & the ANZAC Commemorative site
The Treaty of Lausanne 1923
The Turkish Government's financial commitment to new roads
Chapter 2 - The need for roadworks and the involvement of Australian authorities (PDF 146KB)
The Australian Government's request for roadworks on the Peninsula
The roadworks timeline
The extent of the recent roadworks
Chapter 3 - Allegations of environmental damage, and Australian authorities' response (PDF 190KB)
Allegations that bone fragments have been unearthed
Allegations that the landscape has been damaged
Australian authorities' response to allegations that bones were unearthed
Australian authorities' response to claims the landscape had been damaged
Chapter 4 - Summary of the evidence and current initiatives (PDF 183KB)
Summary of the evidence
Proposed road construction and environmental planning
The Inter-Departmental Committee on Gallipoli
Completing the coastal road
Viewing points
The Chunuk Bair to Lone Pine road
The need for a comprehensive audit
A comprehensive conservation management plan
National Heritage Listing
Government Senators' report (PDF 841KB)
Chapter 1 - The Significance of the Gallipoli Peninsula
Chapter 2 - The Need for Roadworks and the Involvement of Australian Authorities
Chapter 3 - Allegations of Environmental Damage and Australian Authorities' Response
Chapter 4 - Heritage Issues and Related Current Initiatives
Chapter 5 - Completion of Roadworks and other Current Initiatives
Additional Comments and partial dissent, Senator Bartlett, Australian Democrats (PDF 84KB)
Appendix 1 - List of Submissions, Tabled Documents and Additional Information (PDF 91KB)
Appendix 2 - Public Hearings (PDF 82KB)
Appendix 3 - Correspondence regarding disclosure of legal advice
(Available in PDF format Only)
(PDF 560KB)

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Senate Standing Committees on Finance and Public Administration
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Canberra ACT 2600

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