Budget Estimates 2017-18

Budget Estimates 2017-18

View report - (PDF 98KB)

Hearing Programs

Monday 29 May 2017 - Thursday 1 June 2017 (PDF 55KB)

Hansard Transcripts

29/05/2017 (PDF & HTML) Department of Defence
30/05/2017 (PDF & HTML) Department of Defence (continued)
Defence Housing Australia
Australian War Memorial
Department of Veterans' Affairs
31/05/2017 (PDF & HTML) Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
(non-trade programs)
01/06/2017 (PDF & HTML) Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (all programs)
Australian Trade and Investment Commission
Export Finance and Insurance Corporation
Tourism Australia

Tabled Documents

Item no Tabled by Topic Date Tabled View
1 Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Defence Opening statement 29 May 2017 PDF 144KB
2 Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin AC, Chief of Defence Force Opening statement 29 May 2017 PDF 44KB
3 Senator Janet Rice Environmental Audit Areas of Defence Site Maribyrnong 29 May 2017 PDF 233KB
4 Senator Janet Rice Picture of Defence Site Maribyrnong 29 May 2017 PDF 112KB
5 Ms Jan Mason, Managing Director, Defence Housing Australia Opening statement 30 May 2017 PDF 79KB
6 Mr Simon Lewis, Secretary, Department of Veterans' Affairs Opening statement 30 May 2017 PDF 46KB
7 Senator the Hon Penny Wong Transcript of Sky News Sunday Agenda Interview with Peter Van Onselen, Paul Kelly, and Julie Bishop 31 May 2017 PDF 5899KB
8 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Attendees to Diplomatic Heads of Mission visit to Cairns 14-16 May 2017

31 May 2017 PDF 98KB
9 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Participants in Cairns Diplomatic Corps visit 31 May 2017 PDF 68KB
10 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Foundations, Councils and Institutes - Board members as of 19 May 2017 1 June 2017 PDF 103KB
11 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Foundations, Councils and Institutes 1 June 2017 PDF 57KB
12 Senator Kimberley Kitching Foreign Minister's travel allowance logs 1 June 2017 Part 1 - PDF 2614KB
Part 2 - PDF 2797KB
13 Mr Daniel Sloper, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Australia's support for elections in PNG 1 June 2017 PDF 94KB
14 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Country and Regional Programs 1 June 2017 PDF 1568KB
15 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Ambassador Hockey's FY2014-15 Transaction List 1 June 2017 PDF 1178KB

Questions on notice

The committee yet set Friday, 21 July 2017 as the date for the return of responses to questions on notice.

Defence Portfolio

Foreign Affairs and Trade Portfolio

Additional Information

Department of Defence, Mr Brendan Sargeant, Associate Secretary, providing a summary of progress made against recommendations of the First Principles Review and progress toward integration of Australian industry as a Fundamental Input to Capability, correspondence not dated, received 10 May 2017 (PDF 271KB).

Paga Hill Development Company (PNG), correspondence to the committee regarding Senator Ludlam's mention of Paga Hill during Budget Estimates 2017-18, received 14 June 2017 (PDF 144KB).

Australian War Memorial, Dr Brendan Nelson, Director, correcting evidence provided to the committee during its hearing on 30 May 2017 regarding MV Krait, received 14 June 2017 (PDF 2751KB).

Department of Defence, Major General DP Coghlan AM, Head Land Systems, Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, correcting evidence provided to the committee at the hearing on 30 May 2017, received 29 June 2017 (PDF 96KB)

Department of Defence, Mr Steve Grzeskowiak, Deputy Secretary Estate and Infrastructure, correcting evidence provided to the committee at the hearing on 29 May 2017, received 29 June 2017 (PDF 146KB)

Department of Veterans' Affairs, Mr S. Lewis PSM, Secretary, correspondence providing additional information on matters raised at the Budget Estimates hearing on 30 May 2017, received on 19 October 2017 (325KB)

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr Blair Exell, First Assistant Secretary, Development Policy Division, correspondence providing a correction to the answer to QON No. 71, received 7 December 2017 (31KB)

For further information, contact:

Estimates Officer
Senate Standing Committees on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone: +61 2 6277 3535
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818
Email: fadt.sen@aph.gov.au

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