Parliament of Australia
Accountability or representation? Victorian bicameralism
This paper was presented as a lecture in the Department of the Senate Occasional Lecture Series at Parliament House. On 27 March the Victorian parliament passed legislation significantly reforming the upper house. Among other things, the Constitution (Parliamentary Reform) Bill 2003 reconstituted the Council to...
Senate Select Committee on Work and Care: final report
This final report from the Senate Select Committee on Work and Care draws on 11 days of hearings across Australia, as well as 125 published submissions. The issue of predictable pay and working hours has emerged as an important and significant issue in the inquiry...
Your Future Planning: interim report on ParentsNext
The House of Representatives Select Committee on Workforce Australia Employment Services was established on 2 August 2022 to undertake a first principles review of the Workforce Australia employment services system. This interim report puts forward the evidence obtained during the inquiry and sets out the...
Inquiry into community safety, support services and job opportunities in the Northern Territory
The Joint Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs has published this report on its inquiry into community safety, support services and job opportunities in the Northern Territory. The report makes several recommendations to the Commonwealth and Northern Territory governments in the wake...
Advisory report on the Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Amendment Bill 2022
This committee report recommends that the Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Amendment Bill 2022 be passed, if amendments are made to strengthen enfranchisement and participation in the referendum, particularly of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, and clear, factual and impartial information is made accessible to all voters.