Advocacy (and Education) is one of CAN’s three strategic focus areas. From time to time CAN has an opportunity to use its members’ strengths and experiences to articulate the church agencies’ perspectives via formal written submissions to Government inquiries into aspects of Australian Aid policy. To date CAN has drafted formal submissions to the following inquiries:
Following on from the submission paper, members of CAN were invited to appear before the Senate Standing Committee to deliver verbal testimonies. The Report issued by the Senate – Report of Senate Inquiry into Bilateral Aid Program – can be found here.