The Standing Committee on Public Works examines and reports on existing and
proposed capital works projects in the public sector, including the management
and environmental impact of such works.
On 20 November 1997, the Parliament gave leave for the Standing Committee on
Public Works and the Public Bodies Review Committee to conduct a joint inquiry
into issues relating to and arising from the regulation of the procurement of
goods and services, competitive tendering and contracting in the New South
Wales public sector.