Australia's overseas aid and development assistance program

27 March 2014

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
ISBN 978-1-74229-983-9

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Members of the committee (PDF 14KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 11KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 65KB)

Referral of inquiry and terms of reference
Conduct of inquiry
Structure of the report
Note on references

Chapter 2 - Policy objectives and international commitments (PDF 157KB)

Policy objectives
International obligations
Official development assistance
Committee view

Chapter 3 - Development priorities and the delivery of aid (PDF 192KB)

Development priorities
Other priority areas
Delivery of aid
Committee view

Chapter 4 - Integration of AusAID, effectiveness and benchmarks (PDF 96KB)

Effectiveness measures
Performance benchmarks
Committee view

Chapter 5 - Funding cuts and consequences (PDF 87KB)

Aid funding
Indexation to CPI
Funding predictability
Appropriate ODA
Committee view

Chapter 6 - Conclusion (PDF 41KB)

Summary of committee views and recommendations

Dissenting report by Coalition Senators (PDF 30KB)
Dissenting report by the Australian Greens (PDF 26KB)

Greens vision for overseas aid
Response to Committee recommendations
Dissenting report recommendations

Appendix 1 (PDF 38KB)

Public submissions

Appendix 2 - Tabled documents, answers to questions on notice and additional information (PDF 14KB)

Additional information and tabled documents
Answers to questions on notice

Appendix 3 - Public hearing witnesses (PDF 12KB)
Appendix 4 - Revised 2013-14 Aid Budget: program allocations (PDF 388KB)

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Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee
Department of the Senate
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Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

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