Legislative Council Standing Committee on Social Issues
The Standing Committee on Social Issues is a current standing committee of the Legislative Council, established 9 June 1988, re-established 6 May 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 6 May 2015 for the current 56th Parliament.
The committee may inquire into and report on:
(a) 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
(b) matters concerned with citizenship, sport and recreation and gaiming and racing.
Legacy Report - 55th Parliament
Inquiries (click to show)
During the current parliament, the following inquiries have been undertaken by the committee:
Records of 35 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)
Members (click to show)
Contact (click to show)
Postal address (click to show)
NSW Parliament, Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Terms of Reference establishing Committee (click to show)
Further reading (click to show)