Legislative Council Standing Committee on Social Issues
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The Standing Committee on Social Issues is a completed standing committee of the Legislative Council, established 9 June 1988, re-established 9 May 2011, and ended 2 Mar 2015.
The Standing Committee on Social Issues was first established in the 49th Parliament by resolution of the House of 9 June 1988. The Committee was reappointed in each of the subsequent Parliaments, most recently, on 9 May 2011 for the current 55th Parliament.
Under the resolution the functions of the Committee are to inquire into and report on any proposal, matter or thing concerned with the social development of the people in all areas of New South Wales.
Key areas of concern are: issues concerned with the social development and wellbeing of the people of New South Wales, including health, education, housing, ageing, disability, children’s services and community services, and matters concerned with citizenship, sport and recreation and gaming and racing.
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NSW Parliament, Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000
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Resolution passed 9 May 2011, Minutes No 5, Item 11
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