Delivery and effectiveness of Australia's bilateral aid program in Papua New Guinea

4 May 2016

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016
ISBN 978-1-76010-448-1

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Committee Membership (PDF 24KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 8KB)
Recommendations (PDF 38KB)
Executive summary (PDF 14KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 24KB)

Referral of inquiry
Conduct of the inquiry
Structure of report
Note on references

Chapter 2 - Background (PDF 85KB)

Australian aid
Recent policies changes
Parliamentary inquiries
Recent assistance
Budget and economic difficulties

Chapter 3 - Objectives and delivery issues (PDF 189KB)

Delivery issues
Specific areas
Committee view and recommendations

Chapter 4 - Improving progress (PDF 241KB)

Law and justice
Gender inequality
Committee view and recommendations

Chapter 5 - Private sector engagement (PDF 123KB)

Private sector involvement
Private sector partnerships
Committee view and recommendations

Chapter 6 - Performance benchmarks, accountability and research (PDF 80KB)

Performance benchmarks
Monitoring and evaluation
Mutual accountability
Fraud and corruption
Research and learning from aid programs overseas
Committee view and recommendations

Dissenting report by Coalition Senators (PDF 34KB)

Increasing our aid program in PNG
2016-17 aid program to PNG
Results of Australia's aid program

Additional comments by the Australian Greens (PDF 34KB)

Australian aid to Papua New Guinea
The Australian Greens approach to aid

Appendix 1 - Public submissions (PDF 10KB)
Appendix 2 - Tabled documents, answers to questions on notice and additional information (PDF 10KB)

Additional information and tabled documents
Answers to questions on notice

Appendix 3 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 12KB)

Monday 21 September 2015
Tuesday 22 September 2015
Friday 27 November 2016

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