Australia's overseas aid and development assistance program

On 9 December 2013, the Senate referred the following matter to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee for inquiry and report.

Submissions should be received by 7 February 2014. The reporting date is 20 March 2014. On 18 March 2014, the Senate granted an extension of time for reporting until 27 March 2014.

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
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818

Past Public Hearings

21 Feb 2014: Sydney


Inquiry Status

Submissions Closed

How to make a submission

The committee invites individuals and organisations to send in their opinions and proposals in writing (submissions)


If you require any special arrangements to enable you to participate in the Committee's inquiry, please contact the Committee Secretariat.

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