Committees

Legislative Assembly Privileges Committee

The 59th Parliament expired on 1 November 2022. A general election will be held on 26 November 2022. All Committees of the 59th Parliament ceased to exist on 1 November 2022, and any incomplete inquiries lapsed from that date. New Committees will be established in the 60th Parliament. For further information, please contact the Committee Services Office on 03 8682 2800 or cso@parliament.vic.gov.au.

The Committee examines and reports to the Legislative Assembly on possible breaches of Parliamentary privilege.

In addition, the Committee examines applications from citizens who wish to exercise their right of reply.

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Inquiries conducted by the committee:

Report on the Complaint by the Member for Polwarth

The report was tabled in the Legislative Assembly on 20 September 2022.

Review of the Ongoing Resolution on the Parliamentary Integrity Adviser

The Legislative Council and Assembly Privileges Committees’ joint report was tabled in Parliament on 20 September 2022.

Person referred to in the Legislative Assembly – Professor David Lindenmayer AO

The report was tabled in Parliament on 1 September 2022.

Report on certain complaints under Part 3 of the Members of Parliament (Standards) Act 1978

The report was tabled in Parliament on 23 March 2022.

Dealing with alleged contraventions of the requirements of the Code of Conduct and the Register of Interests

Appointment of a Parliamentary Integrity Adviser

The Legislative Council and Assembly each agreed to a resolution establishing the parliamentary integrity adviser in the sitting week of 30 April 2019.

58th Parliament: Right of reply by persons referred to in the house