The Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee is investigating how the increased investment in defence through the 2016 Defence White Paper will deliver benefits and opportunities for regional economies and communities.
The committee is investigating how the increased investment in defence will deliver benefits and opportunities for regional economies and communities. This report focuses on evidence received in Darwin and Katherine.
This report outlines how the Australian Defence Force (ADF) anticipates that there will be local opportunities in the construction, logistics support, retail and tourism sectors, following plans to increased Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) training in Australia.
On 8 February 2017 the Senate referred the following matter to the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee for inquiry and report by 30 November 2017: The impact of Defence training activities and facilities on rural and regional communities, with particular reference to:...
The TPP was an ambitious attempt to create a regional trade agreement for the Asia-Pacific. If it had been successfully completed, it would have linked 12 countries, 819 million people and almost 26 per cent of global trade. The TPP would have included significant trade...
This report recommends that the Australian Government extend the activities of the Defence Abuse Response Taskforce to support victims of abuse in Defence, including allowing new complainants to make claims up to 30 June 2015.
This report is the second report arising out of a reference on protection visas and deportation referred by the Senate to this committee. This second report considers the removal, search for and discovery of Ms Vivian Solon.