15 May 2010

This week in Parliament, Courts and Tribunals (17 May 2010)

The following legislative activities, which affect Australian servicemembers, veterans or concern military justice issues, relate to freedom of information or national security, are occurring this week in the Parliament of Australia:

Monday, 17 May 2010

Senate Community Affairs References Committee, Hearing on Suicide in Australia, 0800 - 1300 hours, Northern Territory Legislative Assembly. Terms of reference can be found here. Department of Veterans' Affairs submission can be found here in PDF. A complete list of submissions can be found here. [Note the deadline to submit and submission had been extended until 24 June 2010. Anyone seeking to make a submission can learn how to here.]

Tuesday, 18 May 2010

Senate Community Affairs References Committee, Hearing on Suicide in Australia, 1000 - 1700 hours, Senate Committee room 2S1, Parliament House, Canberra.

Note: Department of Veterans' Affairs, Mr Shane Carmody, Deputy President of the Repatriation Commission and Mr Wayne Penninal, National Manager of Veterans' and Veterans Families' Counseling Service will be testifying between 1345 and 1545 hours.

Terms of reference can be found here. Department of Veterans' Affairs submission can be found here in PDF. A complete list of submissions can be found here. [Note the deadline to submit and submission had been extended until 24 June 2010. Anyone seeking to make a submission can learn how to here.]

Thursday, 20 May 2010

Senate Community Affairs References Committee, Hearing on Suicide in Australia, 0900 - 1415 hours, Committee room 1, Tasmania Parliament House, Hobart. Terms of reference can be found here. Department of Veterans' Affairs submission can be found here in PDF. A complete list of submissions can be found here. [Note the deadline to submit and submission had been extended until 24 June 2010. Anyone seeking to make a submission can learn how to here.]

Friday, 21 May 2010

Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee, hearing on National Security Amendment bill 2010, 0900 - 1600 hours, Cliftons Level, Level 1, 440 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria.

High Court of Australia

The High Court next sits this week in Canberra but none of the cases being heard this week involve subject matter of this blog. To view the list of cases for this week go here.

Federal Court of Australia (Full Court)

No cases involving the subject matter of this blog are being heard by the Full Court this week.

Defence Force Discipline Appeal Tribunal

The Tribunal currently has no scheduled sittings for 2010.

Veterans' Review Board


For a full list of this week's cases in Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney go here.

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