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    13   PRIVILEGE—UNAUTHORISED DISCLOSURE OF COMMITTEE REPORT

Mr Neumann (Chair—Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs) referred to the matter of privilege raised on 17 September 2012, in relation to the release of a Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs report, that was under embargo, by The Australian .

Mr Neumann reported that the committee had considered the matter and concluded that whilst it was a regrettable incident further action was not warranted.