On 13 June 2017 the Senate referred the following matter to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee for inquiry and report by 14 February 2018:
Australia’s trade and investment relationships with the countries of Africa.
Submissions to this inquiry close on 18 August 2017.
On 27 November 2017 the Senate agreed to extend the reporting date to 27 April 2018.
On 26 March 2018 the Senate agreed to extend the reporting date to 21 June 2018.