Defence Amendment (Sovereign Naval Shipbuilding) Bill 2018

14 February 2019

© Commonwealth of Australia 2019
ISBN 978-1-76010-893-9

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Committee Membership (PDF 24KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 145KB)
Referral of the Inquiry
Conduct of the Inquiry
Purpose of the Bill
Summary of the Bill
Consideration by other committees
Other related inquiries
Existing policy framework
Chapter 2 - Key issues (PDF 123KB)
Developing and sustaining a sovereign naval shipbuilding capability
Australian industry
Retrospective application of the Bill
Other issues
Committee view and recommendation
Dissenting Report by Senator Rex Patrick - Sovereign Naval Shipbuilding Sunk (PDF 75KB)
The Work of the Committee
Internationalising the Australian Shipbuilding Landscape
A Case Study in Destroying a Sovereign Naval Shipbuilding Capability
The Committee's view
Opportunity Lost
Appendix 1 - Submissions (PDF 7KB)
Appendix 2 - Tabled documents, Answers to questions on notice (PDF 8KB)
Tabled documents
Answers to questions on notice
Appendix 3 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 8KB)
Thursday 29 November 2018, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

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