Consultation: Inquiry into fostering and promoting the significance of Australia’s National Capital
5 May @ 8:00 am - 18 June @ 5:00 pm
The Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories has commenced an inquiry into ways to foster and promote the significance of Australia’s National Capital. The inquiry was referred by the Minister for Regional Development, Local Government and Territories, the Hon Kristy McBain MP, on 21 March 2023.
The Committee invites interested persons and organisations to make a submission to the inquiry addressing the terms of reference by Friday 5 May 2023. Information that may assist in preparing a submission to the Committee can be accessed here.
Terms of Reference
The Joint Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories will inquire into and report on ways to foster and promote the significance of Australia’s National Capital, including:
Requirements for the National Institutions to convey a dynamic, representative national story;
Maintaining the currency and vibrancy of Australia’s national capital as a source of pride and international recognition;
Raising the profile of Australia’s national capital and its symbolic importance in reflecting the character, values and identity of Australia;
Consider the importance of Australia’s national capital in highlighting our sporting, cultural and tourism potential; and
The needs of existing infrastructure and identifying future infrastructure needs to facilitate a), b), c) and d) above.