Defence Legislation Amendment (Enhancement of Defence Force Response to Emergencies) Bill 2020

November 2020

© Commonwealth of Australia 2020
ISBN: 978-1-76093-134-6

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Committee Members

Chapter 1—Introduction

  Referral
  Conduct of the inquiry
  Background to the Bill
  Purpose of the Bill
  Current Framework
  Key provisions
  Financial implications
  Scrutiny by other committees
  Structure of the report
  Acknowledgement

Chapter 2—Key issues

  Introduction
  Processes around calling out Reserve members
  Constitutional power
  Immunity
  Superannuation and related benefits
  Committee view

Dissenting Report by the Australian Greens

  Summary
  Scrutiny by Other Committees
  Immunities
  Constitutional Issues
  Call-Out Arrangements and Processes
  Human Rights Implications

Appendix 1—Submissions and tabled documents and answers to questions on notice

Appendix 2—Public hearing and witnesses

Committee Secretariat contact:

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee Department of the Senate
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3535
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818
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