Foreign Interference through Social Media

On 5 December 2019, the Senate resolved to establish a Select Committee on Foreign Interference through Social Media to inquire into and report on the risk posed to Australia’s democracy by foreign interference through social media.

The committee is to present its final report on or before the second sitting day of May 2022

The closing date for submissions is 31 October 2021.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Department of the Senate
PO Box 6100
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: 02 6277 3585
Fax: 02 6277 5794

Past Public Hearings

30 Jul 2021:
11 Dec 2020: Canberra ACT
25 Sep 2020: 2S3 and via videoconference


Inquiry Status

Accepting Submissions

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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