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!
The Public Accountability has been busy with a number of inquiries. Last week the committee tabled its final report into the regulation of building standards, building quality and building disputes.
Legislative Council committees are looking at more bills than ever before. So what's involved in a bill inquiry, and how does it inform the work of the House? Read today's blog post to find out.
While the House isn't sitting until September, committees are still busy, now with the added flexibility of holding virtual meetings. Read on to find out more.
Ding! Round three of hearings for the Budget Estimates 2019-2020 inquiry is officially underway this week! Find out more in this week's blog post.
PC 2 has set up two new inquiries to look into poor air quality resulting from the recent bushfires and drought, and health services in south west Sydney. Find out more in today's blog post.
This week in committees, PC 3 publishes its report into outcome-based funding; hearings continue for PC 7 into koalas, and the Public Accountability Committee travels to Newcastle for an offsite hearing into building regulation