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Appendix 2

Public hearings and witnesses

Thursday, 25 September 2008—Canberra

Australian High Commissioner to Tonga

His Excellency Mr Bruce Hunt

Thursday, 20 November 2008—Canberra


Mr Pat Stortz, Manager, South-East Asia, South Asia and Pacific Unit

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research

Dr Simon Hearn, Senior Adviser
Dr Gamini Keerthisinghe, Regional Coordinator for Papua New Guinea, and Research Program Manager, Soil Management and Crop Nutrition
Mr Barney Smith, Regional Coordinator for Pacific Islands, and Research Program Manager, Fisheries 

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Dr John Kalish, General Manager, International Fisheries, Trade and Market Access Division
Mr Paul Ross, General Manager, Bilateral Trade (Americas, South-East Asia, Subcontinent, New Zealand and the Pacific), Trade and Market Access Division
Mr John Talbot, General Manager, Forestry, Climate Change Division
Ms Anna Willock, Manager, Regional Fisheries Management Organisations, Trade and Market Access Division 

Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy

Mr Colin Lawrence Oliver, Assistant Secretary, International Branch
Mr Brenton Thomas, Assistant Secretary, Network Operations and Spectrum Branch 

Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Mr Graham Carters, Deputy Secretary, Employment and Strategic Policy
Ms Louise McSorley, Manager, Migration Branch
Ms Jane Press, Director, Migration Policy and Analysis Section

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government

Mr Mike Ford, General Manager, Aviation Safety, Aviation and Airports
Mr Andrew Tongue, Deputy Secretary

Department of the Treasury

Mr Michael Anderson, Manager, Pacific Unit, Pacific and Assistance Division
Mr John Burch, Manager, Papua New Guinea Unit, Pacific and Assistance Division
Mr Dan Devlin, Assistant Pacific Manager, Pacific and Assistance Division
Mr Thomas Mahony, Member, Pacific Unit Team, Pacific and Assistance Division
Mr Neil Motteram, General Manager, Pacific and Assistance Division

Friday, 21 November 2008—Canberra

Attorney-General's Department

Ms Lucinda Atkinson, Director, Pacific Section, International Assistance and Treaties Branch
Mr Steven Marshall, Assistant Secretary, International Assistance and Treaties Branch
Mr Nick Morgan, Director, Anti-Money Laundering Assistance Team
Ms Gemma Smyth, Acting Director, Illicit Drugs Section, National Law Enforcement Policy Branch 

Australian Customs Service

Mr Lee Gordon, Director, International Programs
Ms Sachi Wimmer, National Manager, International 

Australian Federal Police

Dr Tony Murney, Manager, International Deployment Group
Commander Paul Osborne, Manager, International Network, Australian Federal Police
Assistant Commissioner Frank Prendergast, National Manager, International Deployment Group, Australian Federal Police 

Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre

Mr Peter Clark, General Manager, Gambling, Money Services and International
Mr Neil Jensen, Chief Executive Officer 

Department of Defence

Brigadier Andrew Nikolić, Acting First Assistant Secretary, Regional Engagement 

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Mr Patrick Cole, Assistant Secretary, Pacific Partnerships Taskforce, Pacific Division
Dr Claus Dirnberger, Executive Officer, Pacific Regional Section, Pacific Regional and New Zealand Branch
Ms Sarah Hooper, Director, Solomon Islands Section, Pacific Division
Mr Martin Anthony (Tony) Huber, Acting Assistant Secretary, Pacific Islands Branch, Pacific Division, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Mr Rick Nimmo, Director, Pacific Partnerships Taskforce
Mr Richard Rowe, First Assistant Secretary, Pacific Division
Ms Corinne Tomkinson, Director, Pacific Projects
Mr Geoffrey Tooth, Assistant Secretary, Papua New Guinea and Fiji Branch

Department of Immigration and Citizenship

Ms Malissa Dryden, Acting Assistant Secretary, International Cooperation Branch, Refugee, Humanitarian and International Division
Mr Todd Frew, First Assistant Secretary, Border Security Division
Ms Elizabeth Beate Hoffman, Acting Assistant Secretary, Special Labour Market Initiatives Branch, Migration and Visa Policy Division
Mr Kruno Kukoc, Principal Adviser, Migration Strategies, Migration and Visa Policy Division

Thursday, 12 March 2009—Canberra


Mrs Margaret Callan, Assistant Director General, Papua New Guinea Branch
Mr Bruce Davis, Director General
Dr Jane Lake, Adviser, Assistant Director General, Pacific
Mr Robert William Tranter, Assistant Director General, Pacific

Thursday, 19 March 2009—Canberra

Australian High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea

His Excellency Mr Chris Moraitis

Tuesday, 24 March 2009—Sydney

ANZ Banking Group Ltd

Mr Garry Tunstall, Chief Executive Officer, Pacific North West Region 

Australian Industry Group

Mr Anthony Melville, Director, Public Affairs and Government Relations 

Centre for Independent Studies

Emeritus Professor Helen Hughes, Senior Fellow 

Lowy Institute for International Policy

Mr Fergus Edward Hanson, Research Associate
Ms Jennifer Hayward-Jones, Program Director, Myer Foundation Melanesia Program 

Qantas Airways

Mr David Neill Callaghan, Manager, Government and International Relations
Mr Grant Raymond Lilly, Regional General Manager, New Zealand and Pacific Islands 

University of New South Wales, International Law Programs

Associate Professor Jane McAdam, Director 

University of Sydney, Faculty of Law

Dr Ben Saul, Director

Wednesday, 25 March 2009—Sydney

Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network

Dr Patricia Ranald, Co-convenor 

Australia Fiji Business Council

Mr Brian Francis Anderson, President
Mr Francis Alric Yourn, Executive Director 

Australia Pacific Islands Business Council

Mr Francis Alric Yourn, Executive Director
Mr Reginald Gordon Hodgson, Executive Member and Treasurer 

Australia Papua New Guinea Business Council

Mr Ian Chatfield Clarke, President
Mr Francis Alric Yourn, Executive Director 

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Mr Chris Gaskell, Head International Relations 

Maritime Union of Australia

Mr Paddy Crumlin, National Secretary
Mr Rod Pickette, Policy Executive Officer, Maritime Union of Australia
Ms Zoe Reynolds, Media and Communications Officer 

Palms Australia

Mr Brendan Joyce, Assistant Director 

Institute for International Trade, University of Adelaide

Mr Jim Redden, Senior Lecturer and Director of Programs (Pacific)

Thursday, 26 March 2009—Brisbane

Esso Highlands Ltd

Mr Peter M Graham, Managing Director 

ExxonMobil Australia Pty Ltd

Mrs Trisha M Perkins, Public Affairs Manager 

Foundation for Development Cooperation

Dr Vladimir Pacheco, Senior Training Coordination and Research Fellow 

Pacific Asia Tourism Pty Ltd

Mr Steven Arthur Noakes, Director 
Professor Clive Robert Moore (private capacity)
Dr Alan Maxwell Quanchi (private capacity)

Thursday, 18 June 2009—Canberra—private meeting

Australian High Commissioner to Fiji

His Excellency Mr James Francis Batley

Friday, 19 June 2009—Canberra


Ms Juliette Brassington, Director, Melanesia Section, Pacific Branch
Ms Margaret Callan, Assistant Director General, Papua New Guinea Branch
Mr John Davidson, Assistant Director General, Office of Development Effectiveness
Mr Robert Jackson, Assistant Director General, Deployable Civilian Capacity Group
Dr Jane Lake, Assistant Director General, Pacific Branch
Mr Tony Liston, Director, Partnerships and Incentives, Pacific Branch
Mr Robert Tranter, Assistant Director General, Pacific Branch 

Department of Defence

Mr Ben Coleman, Acting First Assistant Secretary, Strategic Policy Division
Air Commodore Anthony Jones, Director-General, Pacific and East Timor, International Policy Division 

Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Mr Sanjesh Naidu, Economic Advisor
Mr Rick Nimmo, Director, Political Governance and Security Program
Mr Feleti Penitala Teo, Deputy Secretary General (Acting Secretary General)
Mr Edward Vrkic, Executive Officer, Pacific Plan Office 

Centre for Democratic Institutions, Australian National University

Professor Benjamin Reilly, Director

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