Information about the Inquiry

Inquiry into the Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Amendment (Fair Indexation) Bill 2010

Information about the Inquiry

On 24 March 2011 the Senate referred the Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Amendment (Fair Indexation) Bill 2010 for inquiry and report.

The Senate also referred  the amendments circulated by Senator Ronaldson on sheet 7027, and proposed mechanisms for funding the Bill, to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee for inquiry and report.

Submissions should be received by 15 April 2011. The reporting date is 10 May 2011.

The Committee is seeking written submissions from interested individuals and organisations preferably in electronic form submitted online or sent by email to fpa.sen@aph.gov.au as an attached Adobe PDF or MS Word format document. The email must include full postal address and contact details.

Alternatively, written submissions may be sent to:

Senate Finance and Public Administration Committees
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Notes to help you prepare your submission are available from the website at http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/wit_sub/index.htm. Alternatively, the Committee Secretariat will be able to help you with your inquiries and can be contacted on telephone +61 2 6277 3439 or facsimile +61 2 6277 5809 or by email to fpa.sen@aph.gov.au.

Inquiries from hearing and speech impaired people should be directed to Parliament House TTY number 02 6277 7799. Adobe also provides tools at http://access.adobe.com/ for the blind and visually impaired to access PDF documents. If you require any special arrangements to enable you to participate in the Committee's inquiry, please contact the Committee Secretariat.

Once the Committee accepts your submission, it becomes a confidential Committee document and is protected by Parliamentary Privilege. You must not release your submission without the Committee's permission. If you do, it will not be protected by Parliamentary Privilege. At some stage during the inquiry, the Committee normally makes submissions public and places them on its website. Please indicate if you want your submission to be kept confidential.


For further information, contact:

Senate Finance and Public Administration Committees
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone:+61 2 6277 3439
Fax:+61 2 6277 5809
Email:fpa.sen@aph.gov.au

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