Thursday, 28 June 2012
Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee; Reference
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.