Since June this year, an Upper House Select Committee has been inquiring into the over-representation of First Nations people in the criminal justice system and the oversight and review of deaths of First Nations people in custody. Read today's blog for more info on the committee's work
On Thursday, the House debated a number of items, including a motion under Standing Order 163 and a matter of public importance relating to a job plan for Newcastle. Two bills were also debated. Read on for more.
Water security was the focus for PC 7 this week for its inquiry into the rationale for, and impacts of, new dams and water infrastructure. Read more in today's blog post.
This week kicked off with two days of hearings for the inquiry into the future development of the New South Wales tertiary education sector.
Exotic animals, mulesing and the dairy industry have been the focus for Portfolio Committee No. 4's inquiries. Read this week's committees blog post for more.
In committee hearings this week – delegated legislation, workers compensation and the Powerhouse Museum.
After a yearlong inquiry into koala populations and habitat in New South Wales, Portfolio Committee No. 7 – Planning and Environment has tabled and published its final report. The committee made 42 recommendations and 16 findings, which are now with the NSW Government to review and respond to by the end of the year. Given … Continue reading Committee reports: Koala populations and habitat
Over the last week our committees have been setting up new inquiries referred by the House, including a committee into First Nations people in custody, and bills inquiries into RFS donations, water management and stock animal procedures.
On the agenda for committees this week includes COVID-19, poor air quality arising from bushfires and drought, and an amendment to anti-discrimination legislation.
After twelve months and 12 days, seven Legislative Council Portfolio Committees have finally wrapped up their Inquiry into Budget Estimates 2019-20 and tabled their reports. Take a look at the reports to find out what dominated the discussion of the Budget Estimates hearings and what your ministers and governments had to say in response!