Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters

The Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters is a current joint standing committee, re-established 2 June 2015.

The Committee inquires into and reports on electoral laws and practices and the spending and public funding of political parties.

The Committee can only look at issues that are referred by either House or a Minister, and cannot consider electoral boundaries and the distribution of electorates.

Inquiries (click to show)

During the current parliament, the following inquiries have been undertaken by the committee:

ReferredInquiry Name
02/06/2015 Inquiry into the 2015 NSW state election (Commenced)

Records of 11 earlier inquiries conducted by the committee are also available online.

Submissions invited (click to show)


The Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters is currently receiving submissions in respect of the following:


Reports and government responses (click to show)

Members (click to show)

Position
Chair: Mr Jai ROWELL (Lib, LA Member).
Deputy Chair: The Hon. Robert BORSAK (Shooters and Fishers Party, LC Member).
Members:Mr Adam CROUCH (Lib, LA Member)
 The Hon. Melinda PAVEY (Nat, LA Member)
 Mr Mark TAYLOR (Lib, LA Member)
 Ms Anna WATSON (ALP, LA Member)
 The Hon. Ben FRANKLIN (Nat, LC Member)
 The Hon. Courtney HOUSSOS (ALP, LC Member)
 The Hon. Dr Peter PHELPS (Lib, LC Member)
 The Hon. Peter PRIMROSE (ALP, LC Member)

Contact (click to show)

RoleNamePhoneFaxEmail
Main contactVedrana Trisic (02) 9230 2724 electoralmatters@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Postal address (click to show)

Parliament House, Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Terms of Reference establishing Committee (click to show)

Resolution passed in the Legislative Assembly on 22 June 2011, Votes and Proceedings No 23, Item 12 (7). Resolution passed in the Legislative Council on 22 June 2011, Minutes No 23, Item 30 (5).


Legislative Assembly Extract from Votes and Proceedings 28 May 2015.pdf.pdfLegislative Assembly Extract from Votes and Proceedings 28 May 2015.pdf.pdfLegislative Council Extract from Minutes, 2 June 2015.pdfLegislative Council Extract from Minutes, 2 June 2015.pdf