Committee to hear from Government and Civil Society Groups on national security risks affecting Australian higher education

Thursday, 11 March 2021

10.15 am–4.15 pm (AEDT)

Committee Room 2R1, Parliament House, Canberra

A program for the hearing can be found on the committee’s website.

Committee Chair Senator James Paterson stated ‘This first hearing will focus on the concerns held about national security risks in the higher education and research sector and will set the scene for the Committee’s further considerations of possible policy solutions to these problems.’

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, teleconference and video conference facilities may be used to connect witnesses to Committee Members. The hearings will be broadcast live at

Further information on the inquiry can be obtained from the Committee’s website.

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