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Committees

Appropriations and Staffing—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/Senate/committee/APP_CTTE/index.htm

Members

The President ( Chairman ), the Leader of the Government in the Senate and the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate and Senator Parry

 
 
 

Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity—Joint Statutory Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/Senate/committee/aclei_ctte/index.htm

 
 
 

Australian Crime Commission—Joint Statutory Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/Senate/committee/acc_ctte/index.htm

 
 
 

Broadcasting of Parliamentary Proceedings—Joint Statutory Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/jcbpp/index.htm

Members

The President and the Speaker

 
 
 

 

Community Affairs—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/clac_ctte/index.htm

Portfolios

Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs; Health and Ageing

Members

Senator Moore ( Chair ), Senator Humphries ( Deputy Chair ), Senators Adams, Allison, Boyce, Carol Brown, Lundy and Polley

Participating members

Senators Abetz, Barnett, Bartlett, Bernardi, Birmingham, Boswell, Brandis, Bushby, Chapman, Colbeck, Coonan, Cormann, Eggleston, Ellison, Fielding, Fierravanti-Wells, Fifield, Fisher, Heffernan, Johnston, Joyce, Kemp, Lightfoot, Ian Macdonald, Sandy Macdonald, McGauran, Mason, Minchin, Nash, Parry, Patterson, Payne, Ronaldson, Scullion, Stott Despoja, Troeth, Trood, Watson

 
 
 

Corporations and Financial Services—Joint Statutory Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/corporations_ctte/index.htm

 
 
 

Economics—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/economics_ctte/index.htm

Portfolios

Treasury; Industry, Tourism and Resources

Members

Senators Bishop, Bushby, Campbell, Eggleston, Hurley, Joyce, Murray and Webber

Participating members

Senators Abetz, Adams, Allison, Barnett, Bartlett, Bernardi, Birmingham, Boswell, Boyce, Brandis, Chapman, Colbeck, Coonan, Cormann, Ellison, Fielding, Fierravanti-Wells, Fifield, Fisher, Heffernan, Humphries, Johnston, Kemp, Lightfoot, Ian Macdonald, Sandy Macdonald, McGauran, Mason, Minchin, Nash, Parry, Patterson, Payne, Ronaldson, Scullion, Troeth, Trood and Watson

Report presented

Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Fair Bank and Credit Card Fees) Amendment Bill 2007 and National Market Driven Energy Efficiency Target Bill 2007—Interim report ( presented to the President on 11 February 2008, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 12 February 2008 )

 
 
 

Education, Employment and Workplace Relations—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/Senate/committee/eet_ctte/index.htm

( formerly Employment, Workplace Relations and Education; name amended 13 February 2008 )

Portfolios

Employment and Workplace Relations; Education, Science and Training

Members

Senator Marshall ( Chair ), Senator Watson ( Deputy Chair ), Senators Boyce, Campbell, Fisher, Sterle, Stott Despoja and Wortley

 

Participating members

Senators Abetz, Adams, Allison, Barnett, Bartlett, Bernardi, Birmingham, Boswell, Brandis, Bushby, Chapman, Colbeck, Coonan, Cormann, Eggleston, Ellison, Fielding, Fierravanti-Wells, Fifield, Heffernan, Johnston, Joyce, Kemp, Lightfoot, Ian Macdonald, Sandy Macdonald, McGauran, Mason, Minchin, Murray, Nash, Parry, Patterson, Payne, Ronaldson, Scullion, Troeth and Trood

 
 
 

Environment, Communications and the Arts—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/ecita_ctte/index.htm

( formerly Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts; name amended 13 February 2008 )

Portfolios

Environment and Water Resources; Communications, Information Technology and the Arts

Members

Senators Bartlett, Birmingham, Kemp, Lundy, McEwen, Parry, Webber and Wortley

Participating members

Senators Abetz, Adams, Allison, Barnett, Bernardi, Boswell, Boyce, Brandis, Bushby, Chapman, Colbeck, Coonan, Cormann, Eggleston, Ellison, Fielding, Fierravanti-Wells, Fifield, Fisher, Heffernan, Humphries, Johnston, Joyce, Lightfoot, Ian Macdonald, Sandy Macdonald, McGauran, Mason, Minchin, Nash, Patterson, Payne, Ronaldson, Scullion, Stott Despoja, Troeth, Trood and Watson

 
 
 

Finance and Public Administration—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/fapa_ctte/index.htm

Portfolios

Parliament; Prime Minister and Cabinet; Finance and Administration; Human Services

Members

Senator Polley ( Chair ), Senator Fifield ( Deputy Chair ), Senators Carol Brown, Fierravanti-Wells, Forshaw, Moore, Murray and Watson

Participating members

Senators Abetz, Adams, Barnett, Bartlett, Bernardi, Birmingham, Boswell, Boyce, Brandis, Bushby, Chapman, Colbeck, Coonan, Cormann, Eggleston, Ellison, Fielding, Fisher, Heffernan, Humphries, Johnston, Joyce, Kemp, Lightfoot, Ian Macdonald, Sandy Macdonald, McGauran, Mason, Minchin, Nash, Parry, Patterson, Payne, Ronaldson, Scullion, Troeth and Trood

 
 
 

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/Senate/committee/FADT_CTTE/index.htm

Portfolios

Foreign Affairs and Trade; Defence (including Veterans’ Affairs)

Members

Senators Bishop, Cormann, Forshaw, Hogg, Sandy Macdonald, McEwen and Trood

 

Participating members

Senators Abetz, Adams, Allison, Barnett, Bartlett, Bernardi, Birmingham, Boswell, Boyce, Brandis, Bushby, Chapman, Colbeck, Coonan, Eggleston, Ellison, Fielding, Fierravanti-Wells, Fifield, Fisher, Heffernan, Humphries, Johnston, Joyce, Kemp, Lightfoot, Ian Macdonald, McGauran, Mason, Minchin, Nash, Parry, Patterson, Payne, Ronaldson, Scullion, Stott Despoja, Troeth and Watson

Report presented

The changing nature of Australia’s involvement in peacekeeping operations—Interim report ( presented to the President on 19 October 2007, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 12 February 2008 )

 
 
 

House—Standing Committee

Members

The President ( Chair ) and the Deputy President and Senator Parry

 
 
 

Intelligence and Security—Joint Statutory Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/pjcis/index.htm

( formerly the Parliamentary Joint Committee on ASIO, ASIS and DSD; name amended 2 December 2005 pursuant to item 39 in Part 4 of Schedule 1 of the Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Act 2005 )

Report presented

Review of the re-listing of three terrorist organisations ( presented to the Deputy President on 27 September 2007, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 12 February 2008 )

 
 
 

Legal and Constitutional Affairs—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/legcon_ctte/index.htm

Portfolios

Attorney-General; Immigration and Citizenship

Members

Senators Barnett, Bartlett, Crossin, Fisher, Kirk, McLucas, Marshall and Trood

Participating members

Senators Abetz, Adams, Allison, Bernardi, Birmingham, Boswell, Boyce, Brandis, Bushby, Chapman, Colbeck, Coonan, Cormann, Eggleston, Ellison, Fielding, Fierravanti-Wells, Fifield, Heffernan, Humphries, Johnston, Joyce, Kemp, Lightfoot, Ian Macdonald, Sandy Macdonald, McGauran, Mason, Minchin, Murray, Nash, Parry, Patterson, Payne, Ronaldson, Scullion, Stott Despoja, Troeth and Watson

Report presented

Crimes Legislation Amendment (Child Sex Tourism Offences and Related Measures) Bill 2007 [Provisions] ( presented to the Deputy President on 10 October 2007, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 12 February 2008 )

 
 
 

 

Library—Standing Committee

Members

The President ( Chair ), Senators Barnett and Payne

 
 
 

Privileges—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/priv_ctte/index.htm

Members

Senators Brandis, McGauran and Payne

 
 
 

Procedure—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/Senate/committee/proc_ctte/index.htm

Members

The Deputy President ( Chair ), the President, the Leader of the Government in the Senate and the Leader of the Opposition in the Senate and Senators Bartlett and Parry

 
 
 

Public Accounts and Audit—Joint Statutory Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/jpaa/index.htm

 
 
 

Public Works—Joint Statutory Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/pwc/index.htm

 
 
 

Publications—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/publ/index.htm

Members

Senator Mason

 
 
 

Regulations and Ordinances—Legislative Scrutiny Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/regord_ctte/index.htm

Members

Senators Bartlett, Cormann and Ronaldson

 
 
 

 

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/rrat_ctte/index.htm

Portfolios

Transport and Regional Services; Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Members

Senators Heffernan, Hutchins, Hurley, McGauran, Nash, O’Brien and Sterle

Participating members

Senators Abetz, Adams, Allison, Barnett, Bernardi, Birmingham, Boswell, Boyce, Brandis, Bushby, Chapman, Colbeck, Coonan, Cormann, Eggleston, Ellison, Fielding, Fierravanti-Wells, Fifield, Fisher, Humphries, Johnston, Joyce, Kemp, Lightfoot, Ian Macdonald, Sandy Macdonald, Mason, Minchin, Parry, Patterson, Payne, Ronaldson, Scullion, Troeth, Trood and Watson.

 
 
 

Scrutiny of Bills—Legislative Scrutiny Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/scrutiny/index.htm

Members

Senators Ellison, Murray and Troeth

 
 
 

Selection of Bills—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/selectionbills_ctte/index.htm

Members

The Government Whip ( Chair ), the Opposition Whip, the Australian Democrats Whip, the Nationals Whip, the Australian Greens Whip and the Family First Party Whip and Senators Adams and Ellison

 
 
 

Senators’ Interests—Standing Committee

http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/interests_ctte/index.htm

Members

Senators Adams, Allison, Humphries, Johnston and Lightfoot

Notifications of alterations of interests

Register of senators’ interests, incorporating statements of registrable interests and notifications of alterations of interests of senators lodged between 19 June 2007 and 7 December 2007 ( presented to the Deputy President on 11 December 2007, pursuant to standing order 38(7); tabled 12 February 2008 )