Senator Alan Eggleston

Committees

Senate Foreign Affairs Defence and Trade Committee

Alan is Chair of this legislation committee and deputy chair of the reference committee.

Following an order of the Senate on 13 May 2009, the Senate's eight legislative and general purpose standing committees each now comprise a pair of committees: A Legislation Committee whose purpose is to deal with bills referred by the Senate, the Estimates process and oversee the performance of departments, including their annual reports, and a References Committee whose purpose is to deal with all other matters referred by the Senate.

The Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade portfolio coverage includes Defence, Foreign Affairs and Trade and Veterans' Affairs.

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Senate Economics Legislation Committee and Economics References Committee

Alan is also a Member of the Senate Economics Legislation Committee and Economics References committee.  The economics portfolio coverage includes:

  • Innovation, Industry, Science and Research
  • Resources, Energy and Tourism
  • Treasury

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Joint Select Committee on Northern Australia

Alan is a Member of the Joint Select Committee on Northern Australia which was created in November 2013 to help define the future of Australia’s North.

This committee will;

  • Examine the potential for development of the region’s mineral, energy, agricultural, tourism, defence and other industries;
  • Provide recommendations to; enhance trade and other investment links with the Asia-Pacific; establish a conducive regulatory, taxation and economic environment; address impediments to growth; and set conditions for private investment and innovation;
  • Identify the critical economic and social infrastructure needed to support the long term growth of the region, and ways to support planning and investment in that infrastructure.

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Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security

Alan is also a member of the Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security. 

 

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