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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 in the 58th Parliament on 10 May 2023.  


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 three Legacy Reports: 


Chair: Suvaal, Emily (ALP, LC Member)
Deputy Chair: Farraway, Sam (NAT, LC Member)
Members: Buttigieg, Mark (ALP, LC Member)
Faehrmann, Cate (GRNS, LC Member)
Hurst, Emma (AJP, LC Member)
Lawrence, Stephen (ALP, LC Member)
Martin, Taylor (LIB, LC Member)
Primrose, Peter (ALP, LC Member)