African Development Bank Bill 2013 [Provisions]

African Development Bank Bill 2013 [Provisions]

20 August 2013

© Commonwealth of Australia 2013
ISBN 978-1-74229-905-1

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Members of the committee (PDF 6KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 7KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 123KB)

Conduct of inquiry
Background to the African Development Bank Group
Scope of inquiry

Chapter 2 - Purpose and provisions of the bill (PDF 136KB)
Chapter 3 - Membership—costs (PDF 343KB)

Preliminary funding
Membership of the African Development Bank Group
Africa and Australia's overseas development assistance
Advantages in membership of the Bank

Chapter 4 - Governance (PDF 173KB)

Organisational structure
Internal mechanisms for good governance
External reviews and assessments
Shareholders' transparency and accountability mechanisms

Coalition senators’ dissenting report (PDF 130KB)

Coalition senators do not support the Bill

Additional Comments (PDF 107KB)

Senator Lee Rhiannon for the Australian Greens
The Greens
Cost to Australia
The African Development Bank Group
Criticism of the AfDB

Appendix 1 (PDF 4KB)

Public submissions

Appendix 2 (PDF 247KB)

Answers from AusAID to written questions on notice

For further information, 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