Interim Report

Impact of Defence training activities and facilities on rural and regional communities

14 August 2017

© Commonwealth of Australia 2017
ISBN 978-1-76010-626-3

View the report as a single document - (PDF 306KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Committee Membership (PDF 25KB)
Recommendations (PDF 31KB)
Chapter 1 (PDF 56KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Interim report
Background and industry policy framework
Focus of the inquiry
Defence presence, expenditure and new investment in the region

Chapter 2 - Issues raised with the committee (PDF 151KB)

Facilitating opportunities for regional and local business
Mechanisms to enhance engagement
Communication about exercises
The need for more transparency regarding regional engagement
Commonwealth procurement rules
South Australian industry participation policy
Other initiatives in the procurement area

Chapter 3 - Conclusion and recommendations (PDF 44KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions (PDF 9KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearing and witnesses (PDF 9KB)

8 June 2017

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