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Trade Subcommittee hearing with ASEAN members

Parliament of Australia < 1 mins read

The Trade Subcommittee of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade will hold a public hearing in Canberra today for its inquiry into Australia’s tourism and international education sectors. The Subcommittee will be speaking with the Ambassador of Thailand and a representative from the Royal Embassy of Cambodia.

The Chair of the Trade Subcommittee, Senator Deborah O’Neill, said, ‘Continuing to build robust people to people links with Australia’s neighbours is important for strengthening and maintaining existing strategic relationships in the region. Education and tourism have proven to be a key part of doing so.’

‘The Subcommittee looks forward to hearing from representatives of the Royal Thai Embassy and the Royal Embassy of Cambodia on how Australia can further its engagement with their respective countries through education and tourism links,’ commented Senator O’Neill.

Further information about the inquiry and program are available on the inquiry webpage. This hearing will be broadcast via the APH website.

Public hearing

Date: Wednesday, 29 November 2023
Venue: Committee Room 2S1, Parliament House, Canberra
Time: 9:15am – 10:30am (AEDT)

Media inquiries

Madelaine Renshaw, Senior Adviser, Senator Deborah O’Neill (Senator for New South Wales; Chair, Trade Subcommittee)
Ph: 0431 680 929

For background information

Committee Secretariat
02 6277 2313
jscfadt@aph.gov.au

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