Duties of Australian personnel in Iraq

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Duties of Australian personnel in Iraq

18 August 2005

© Commonwealth of Australia 2005
ISBN  0 642 71550 5

View the report as a single document - (PDF 578KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Members of the Committee (PDF 113KB)
Terms of Reference (PDF 108KB)
Committee's recommendation (PDF 87KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 178KB)
Background to the inquiry
Establishment of the inquiry
Conduct of the inquiry
Structure of the report
Chapter 2 - Participation and knowledge of Australian personnel in questioning Iraqi detainees (PDF 228KB)

The Iraq Survey Group (ISG)
Concept of operations
Duties of senior analyst—Mr Rod Barton
Committee view
Taking account of the changed circumstances
Committee view

Chapter 3 - Knowledge of the treatment of Iraqi detainees (PDF 294KB)
Australian policy toward the treatment of detainees in relation to the war in Iraq
The Geneva Convention
CDF's directive regarding the policy governing the handling of captives
Situation reports (sit reps)
May 2004 survey
DFAT's activities following the disclosure of abuse of Iraqi detainees
Joint statement on the allegations of abuse of Iraqi detainees
The June 2004 fact–finding team
Committee view
Chapter 4 - The Iraq Survey Group and its ability to report frankly and fearlessly (PDF 199KB)
The ISG reports
Committee view
Appendix 1 – Tabled documents (PDF 95KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3538
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818
Email: fadt.sen@aph.gov.au