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
In Committees – Thursday 19 December 2019
The second last week before Christmas is traditionally a quiet time for committees – not in 2019. Last week, there was a hearing every day as four committees worked right up until the end of the year, finishing up the year with a visit to Gunnedah.
In Committees – 14 to 20 November 2018
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.
In Committees -17 Aug to 17 Sept 2018
This week in committees, hearings commence into the NDIS and Light Rail, and the music and arts inquiry visits Newcastle and Tamworth.
In Committees – July to August 2018
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.
In Committees – 25 May to 5 June 2018
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.
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.