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Senate committees and government accountability : proceedings of the conference to mark the 40th anniversary of the Senate's legislative and general purpose standing committee system / [edited by Paula Waring]
Bib ID 5208170
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
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Description Canberra : Dept. of Senate, 2010 
xi, 152 p. ; 25 cm. 
Series

Papers on Parliament ; no 54.

Full contents
  • Senate committees: the first 40 years. Welcome and opening address by the President of the Senate / John Hogg
  • The Senate Committee system: historical perspectives / Rosemary Laing, John Uhr
  • Throwing light into dark corners: senate estimates and executive accountability / John Hogg, Robert Hill, Robert Ray
  • Senate committees and legislation / Sue Knowles, Vicki Bourne
  • Role and contribution of legislative scrutiny committees / Helen Coonan, Amanda Vanstone
  • Work of Senate committees: minor party perspectives / Andrew Bartlett, Dee Margetts
  • The power of select committees / Cheryl Kernot, Andrew Bartlett
  • Parliamentary privilege and Senate committees / Robert Ray, George Brandis. Life begins at 40: the future of Senate committees. Committees under a government-controlled Senate: lessons from 2005-08 / Claire Moore, Nick Minchin
  • Can committee performance be measured? / Phil Larkin, Francis Sullivan
  • The future of Senate committees: challenges and opportunities / Christine Milne, Trish Crossin, Gary Humphries.
 
Notes

December 2010.

Also available online: http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/pubs/pops/pop54/a01.pdf.

Subjects Australia. Parliament. Senate -- Committees.  |  Legislative bodies -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Waring, Paula  |  Australia. Parliament. Department of the Senate
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