Final reports for a number of parliamentary inquiries have been released over the last several weeks, signalling the wrap-up of seven Upper House investigations into significant issues and bills, plus the finalisation of the Budget Estimates inquiries for 2020/21. Read on to learn more, or use the links below to jump straight to the inquiries … Continue reading In Committees: New inquiry reports shine light on significant issues and bills
Inquiries into circus animals, coal seam gas, hate crimes against gay and transgender people, coal ash repositories, the use of mobile phones while driving, and even the parliament's budget process…. our new inquiries, find out more!
In Committees this week, Portfolio Committee No. 6 recommends a bold new plan to fix ‘crisis’ in NSW’s music scene, dairy industry under the spotlight, and plans for the new Powerhouse at Parramatta are revisited by Portfolio Committee No. 4.
Highlights from committees through July and August with new reports on emergency services agencies and drug rehab facilities, and updates on Budget Estimates and the music and arts inquiry.
Another busy week in committees sees former Premier Mike Baird questioned about the Government's plan to relocate the Powerhouse Museum; Oz music artists The Preatures and Set-Mo give evidence to the inquiry into the music and arts economy; and the State Development Committee conduct a speedy inquiry following the referral of a bill from the Selection of Bills Committee.
This week in committees, a new inquiry into the CBD and South East Light Rail Project; Portfolio Committee No. 4 visits the Parklea Correctional Centre; the Regulation Committee holds its first hearing; and Portfolio Committee No. 5 tables a ‘bloody good report’ on water augmentation.