Third Interim Report

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

19 October 2017

© Commonwealth of Australia 2017
ISBN 978-1-76010-658-4

View the report as a single document - (PDF 377KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Committee Membership (PDF 24KB)
Recommendations (PDF 24KB)
Chapter 1 (PDF 58KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Interim report
Focus of the committee
Defence presence, expenditure and new investment in the region

Chapter 2 - Issues raised with the committee in Darwin (PDF 171KB)

Communication and engagement mechanisms
Building capacity
Understanding the capabilities of local industry
Challenges for SMEs
Lessons from other sectors
Communication about exercises
Engaging with Indigenous businesses

Chapter 3 - Issues raised with the committee in Katherine (PDF 69KB)

Communication mechanisms
Engaging with local businesses
Local issues
Engagement with Indigenous businesses

Chapter 4 - Conclusions and recommendations (PDF 29KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions (PDF 9KB)
Appendix 2 - Public Hearings and witnesses (PDF 10KB)

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