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.
This week in Committees, the Social Issues Committee holds its first hearing for the inquiry into gay and transgender hate crimes; Portfolio Committee No. 5 hears about the devastating impact that supermarket price wars are having on dairy farmers; and the trial Regulation Committee reports on a regulation regarding cemetery and crematoria and an ongoing role for the committee following the 2019 election.
Following recent media about the impacts of price discounting, the drought and challenges on dairy farmers, this week we provide a snapshot of a new inquiry into the long term sustainability of the dairy industry. We also provide an update on additional hearings announced for the Budget Estimates process, and two new inquiries initiated as … Continue reading In Committees -17 to 23 October 2018
Find out what happened in the House yesterday. A new member signs the roll of the House, ballots were held to elect members to committees and a bill to amend road transport legislation to address drink- and drug‑driving behaviour was debated.
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.
In this first edition of 'In Committees', the Kings Cross Hotel and Oxford Art Factory shine a light on challenges faced by venues and the live music industry in NSW; members hear about the challenges faced by regional communities tackling drug rehabilitation; and the case for replacement of the Windsor Bridge is placed under the spotlight at a second hearing.