Postponement of Committee Visit to the Indian Ocean Territories

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Number: D43/2017

Date: 24 August 2017

Relevant: Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Island

Topic: Postponement of Committee Visit to the Indian Ocean Territories

[The following media release has been issued by the Joint Standing Committee on Northern Australia in respect of its Inquiry into Opportunities and Methods for Stimulating the Tourism Industry in Northern Australia.]

“Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Federal Parliament’s Northern Australia Committee has postponed its visit to Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands which had been scheduled to take place from Saturday 16 September to Saturday 23 September.

The visit will form part of the Committee’s Inquiry into Opportunities and Methods for Stimulating the Tourism Industry in Northern Australia.

The Committee is now expected to visit the Indian Ocean Territories in late January 2018.

For more information about the Committee’s inquiry, including submissions, transcripts of public hearings and terms of reference visit: aph.gov.au/jscna.

Media Contacts:
Mr. Ensch: Angie Trivisonno 0427 585 668
Committee secretariat: 02 6277 4162 or e-mail: jscna@aph.gov.au

Barry Haase
Administrator
Indian Ocean Territories