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Categories of Committees

Standing Committees

? Legislative and General Purpose

Community Affairs


Employment, Workplace Relations and Education

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts

Finance and Public Administration

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade

Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport

? Legislative Scrutiny

Regulations and Ordinances

Scrutiny of Bills

? Standing (Domestic)

Appropriations and Staffing






Selection of Bills

Senators’ Interests


Joint Committees

? Statutory

Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity

Australian Crime Commission

Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings

Corporations and Financial Services

Intelligence and Security

Public Accounts and Audit

Public Works

Details appear in the following sectio n, with committees listed in alphabetical order.