Select Committee on a Certain Maritime Incident report.

Bibliography File Note.

Type
Report

Author
Australian Senate Select Committee

Place
Canberra

Date
2002

Extra
OCLC: 155951484

Institution
The Parliament of Australia

Library Catalog
Open WorldCat

Language
English

Abstract
“The report of the Select Committee on a Certain Maritime Incident addresses four major sets of issues. They are:(1)the so-called ‘children overboard’ incident involving the HMAS Adelaide and the vessel known as SIEV 4, and the management of information concerning that incident by the Federal Government and Commonwealth agencies;(2)accountability issues arising from the ‘children overboard’ incident, including the adequacy of administrative practices in certain Commonwealth agencies, and the accountability framework for Ministers and their staff;(3)other matters arising out of the Australian Defence Force operation ‘to deter and deny’ asylum seekers from arriving in the Australian migration zone in an unauthorised manner by boat, with particular reference to the vessel now known as SIEV X; and(4) the nature of the agreements reached, the operation and cost of detaining persons in Nauru and Papua New Guinea as part of the so-called ‘Pacific Solution.”–Page xix.

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