Senate debates

Thursday, 28 June 2012


Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee; Reference

2:19 am

Photo of Lee RhiannonLee Rhiannon (NSW, Australian Greens) Share this | Hansard source

I move:

That the following matter be referred to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee for inquiry and report by 31 December 2012:

The administration, management and objectives of Australia's overseas development programs in Afghanistan in the context of the 'Transition Decade', including:

  (a)   an evaluation of Australia's bilateral aid program to date in Afghanistan;

  (b)   an evaluation of the interaction and effectiveness of Australia's bilateral aid, multilateral aid, the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund and other Australian government departments delivering aid;

  (c)   the means to most effectively address the Millennium Development Goals in Afghanistan;

  (d)   how to guarantee the safety of all workers involved in the delivery of Australian aid programs in Afghanistan; and

  (e)   any other related matters.

Question agreed to.


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