Inquiry into committee arrangements

On 16 April 2015 the Legislative Assembly referred to the Standing Orders Committee the following matters, for consideration, inquiry and report:

(a) scope and overlap of joint committees and Legislative Council Committees, including options for resolving any issues

(b) options for Public Accounts and Estimates Committee reform

(c) appropriate size and chairing arrangements of committees

(d) opportunities to enhance participation in the running of committees

The Assembly also gave the Committee the power to confer with the Procedure Committee of the Legislative Council in completing the inquiry and to report jointly to the House.