Legislative Council General Purpose Standing Committee No. 4

The General Purpose Standing Committee No. 4 is a current standing committee of the Legislative Council, established 7 May 1997, re-established 6 May 2015.

The General Purpose Standing Committee No. 4 was established to inquire into and report on any matters regarding the expenditure, performance or effectiveness of any Government department, statutory body or corporation within the following portfolios:

Justice and Police
Attorney General
Trade, Tourism and Major Events

Inquiries (click to show)

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

ReferredInquiry Name
24/06/2015 Budget Estimates 2015-2016 (Completed)
02/06/2015 Progress of the Ombudsman's investigation 'Operation Prospect' (Completed)

Records of 29 earlier inquiries conducted by the committee are also available online.

Submissions invited (click to show)

The committee is not actively receiving submissions at present. Past submissions may be available under the relevant inquiry.

Reports and government responses (click to show)

During the current parliament, the committee has or plans to table the following reports:
Report DateName of the report
17/11/2015Budget Estimates 2015-2016
25/08/2015Progress of the Ombudsman's investigation "Operation Prospect"
(there are also 31 reports from past Parliaments).

Members (click to show)

Chair: The Hon. Robert BORSAK (Shooters and Fishers Party, LC Member).
Deputy Chair: Mr David SHOEBRIDGE (The Greens, LC Member).
Members:The Hon. David CLARKE (Lib, LC Member)
 The Hon. Shayne MALLARD (Lib, LC Member)
 The Hon. Shaoquett MOSELMANE (ALP, LC Member)
 The Hon. Bronnie TAYLOR (Nat, LC Member)
 The Hon. Lynda VOLTZ (ALP, LC Member)

Contact (click to show)

Main contactMadeleine Foley(02) 9230 3586(02) 9230 2981gpscno4@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 on 6 May 2015, Minutes No 2, Item 64, pages 65 - 68.

Resolution establishing General Purpose Standing Committees.pdfResolution establishing General Purpose Standing Committees.pdf