Four new reports have been published by our Upper House committees in recent weeks, detailing inquiry findings and recommendations relating to cyber security, the remediation of coal ash dam sites, government grants and new dams and water infrastructure in NSW. Read on for more… CYBER SECURITY THE INQUIRY: This inquiry of the Premier and Finance … Continue reading In Committees: new reports tabled
A recent Public Accountability Committee inquiry has shone light on the funding of independent oversight bodies and departments of the Parliament of New South Wales What was the inquiry about? The Legislative Council's Public Accountability Committee self-referred the inquiry in October 2019, to examine the budget process for a range of integrity institutions that support … Continue reading Budget process inquiry: final committee report delivered
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.
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.
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
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.
New post: A new independent Commission to regulate building standards in NSW; safety measures proposed to reduce the risk of harmful dust exposure for tradespeople; and a committee hears about the radiation content of… bananas?!
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!
This week, committees inquire into the Reproductive Health Care Reform Bill, scrutinise new rules for music festivals, hear from residents of the Mascot Towers about NSW Building Standards and learn about threats to koalas in NSW.
In the last few days, submissions have closed for a number of inquiries. So, now what?