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Committee Details

Standing Committee on State Development

The State Development Committee was first established on 9 June 1988 in the 49th Parliament and has been reappointed in each subsequent Parliament. The committee was most recently reappointed on 8 May 2019.  


The committee was established to inquire into and report on:


  • issues concerned with state, local and regional development in New South Wales, and
  • matters concerned with planning, infrastructure, finance, industry, the environment, primary industry, natural resources, science, local government, emergency services and public administration.


 The State Development Committee has published two Legacy Reports: 


Chair: MacDonald, Aileen (LIB, LC Member)
Deputy Chair: Veitch, Mick (ALP, LC Member)
Members: Banasiak, Mark (SFF, LC Member)
Barrett, Scott (NAT, LC Member)
Graham, John (ALP, LC Member)
Martin, Taylor (LIB, LC Member)
Pearson, Mark (AJP, LC Member)
Poulos, Peter (LIB, LC Member)