In Committees – 24 Oct to 13 Nov 2018

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.

In Committees -17 to 23 October 2018

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

In Committees – 4 to 15 May 2018

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.