Australian Senate Committees

Australian Senate Committees

This article is about committees of the Senate. For consideration of bills 'in committee', see Committee of the Whole

The committees of the Australian Senate are committees of Senators, established by the Australian Senate, for purposes determined by that body. Parliamentary committees are essential to the operation of modern parliaments, and Australian Senate committees have for some decades been pivotal to the maintenance of government accountability to the Australian parliament, particularly through hearings to scrutinise the budget, and through public inquiries on policy questions.

Read more about Australian Senate CommitteesHistory of The Committees, Purposes of Committees, List of Committees, Membership and Rules of Committees, The Work of Senate Committees, The Impact of Senate Committees

Other articles related to "senate, australian senate committees, senate committee, committee":

United States Capitol - Interior
... wings, one for each chamber of Congress the north wing is the Senate chamber and the south wing is the House of Representatives chamber ... these chambers are galleries where visitors can watch the Senate and House of Representatives ... All rooms in the Capitol are designated as either S (for Senate) or H (for House), depending on whether they are north (Senate) or south (House) of the Rotunda ...
Politics Of Nigeria - Legislative Branch
... The Senate is presided upon by the President of the Senate ... constituency (the federal capital, Abuja) OFFICE NAME TERM President of the Senate David Mark 2007–present Speaker of the House of Representatives Aminu Waziri Tambuwal ...
United States Capitol - Exterior - Flags
... The other two flagpoles are above the North (Senate) and South (House of Representatives) wings of the building, and fly only when the chamber below is in session ... The flag above the United States Senate is raised and lowered by Senate Doorkeepers ... To raise the flag, Doorkeepers access the roof of the Capitol from the Senate Sergeant at Arms' office ...
Australian Senate Committees - The Impact of Senate Committees - Prominent Senate Committee Inquiries
... One of the most high-profile Senate committee inquiries was the Senate Select Committee on a Certain Maritime Incident, which in 2002 investigated what became known as the Children Overboard Affair ... The events and subsequent Senate committee inquiries were widely reported, and the transcripts of the inquiry formed the basis of a play, A Certain Maritime Incident ... Other high-profile inquiries included the Community Affairs committee's inquiry into Children in Institutional Care, which brought to wide public notice the experiences of children who had been placed in care in ...
38th Canadian Parliament - Party Standings
... Legislative (Queen-in-Parliament) Parliament (Current—41st—Parliament) Senate Speaker of the Senate Government Leader in the Senate Opposition Leader in the Senate Canadian Senate ...

Famous quotes containing the words committees, australian and/or senate:

    ... in the minds of search committees there is the lingering question: Can she manage the football coach?
    Donna E. Shalala (b. 1941)

    Each Australian is a Ulysses.
    Christina Stead (1902–1983)

    This is a Senate of equals, of men of individual honor and personal character, and of absolute independence. We know no masters, we acknowledge no dictators. This is a hall for mutual consultation and discussion; not an arena for the exhibition of champions.
    Daniel Webster (1782–1852)