Inspector-General of Defence Bill

About this bill

This bill establishes the offices of Inspector-General of Defence and Deputy Inspector-General of Defence to assist the Minister of Defence to oversee the Defence Force and account accurately to the House of Representatives for its activities, and to assure the public that the activities of the Defence Force are subject to independent scrutiny.

Current status

Passed first reading 09 November 2022, now with the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee (currently before committee).
Submissions due 31 January 2023

Member of Parliament responsible
Bill type

Government bill



All data
Bill type Government bill
Parliament 53
Ref 178-1
Introduced 27 October 2022
First reading 9 November 2022
Select Committee Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee
Public submissions due 31 January 2023
Divided No

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