Final report - first progress report

Australia’s engagement in Afghanistan

4 March 2022

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On 26 August 2021, the Senate referred Australia’s engagement in Afghanistan to the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee (the Committee). The Committee presented an interim report on 21 January 2021.

To date the committee has received 79 submissions and conducted four public hearings on 11 October, 8 and 15 November 2021 and 2 February 2022.

The committee requests an extension of time for the final report until 16 March 2022 to allow it to consider the evidence received and conclude its deliberations.

Yours sincerely

Senator Kimberley Kitching

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