Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Legislation Amendment (Defence Force) Bill 2016 [Provisions]

20 March 2017

© Commonwealth of Australia 2017
ISBN 978-1-76010-529-7

View the report as a single document - (PDF 250KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Committee Membership (PDF 24KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 23KB)

Context to the inquiry
Other inquiries
Conduct of inquiry
Structure of the report
Note on references

Chapter 2 - Overview of the bill (PDF 18KB)

The proposed legislation
Structure and key provisions of the bill

Chapter 3 - Key issues (PDF 84KB)

Unique nature of military service
Policy responsibility and future reform
Policy changes
Henry VIII clause
Complexity of current arrangements
Consultation issues

Chapter 4 - Conclusion and recommendations (PDF 35KB)

A move in the right direction
Protections for veterans
Improving consultation practices

Labor senators' additional comments (PDF 22KB)

Lacking detail
Proposed new section 121B

Senator Jacqui Lambie's additional comments concurring in part and dissenting in part from the committee's report (PDF 28KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions (PDF 7KB)
Appendix 2 - Tabled documents and answers to questions on notice (PDF 8KB)
Appendix 3 - Public hearing and witnesses (PDF 7KB)

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