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The Clerk and other officers

The Clerk and other officers

The Clerk of the Legislative Assembly
​The Clerk is the head of the Department of the Legislative Assembly and the principal adviser to the Speaker on procedural issues and the operation of the Chamber. 
Ms Helen Minnican, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly
Ms Helen Minnican
Clerk of the Legislative Assembly
Phone: (02) 9230 2666
helen.minnican@parliament.nsw.gov.au

Deputy Clerk
The Deputy Clerk supports the Clerk in providing leadership in all aspects of the operation of the Department.​ ​
Ms Carly Maxwell, Clerk-Assistant, House and Procedure
Ms Carly Maxwell
Deputy Clerk
Phone: (02) 9230 2224
carly.maxwell@parliament.nsw.gov.au
Clerk-Assistant, Scrutiny and Engagement
The Clerk-Assistant, Scrutiny and Engagement manages the Committees business unit and is responsible for the Assembly's engagement initiatives.​ ​ ​ ​
Mr Jonathan Elliott, Clerk-Assistant, Scrutiny and Engagement
​Mr Jonathan Elliott
Clerk-Assistant, Scrutiny and Engagement
Phone: (02) 9230 2223
jonathan.elliott@parliament.nsw.gov.au

A/Clerk-Assistant, House and Procedure and Serjeant-at-Arms
The Clerk-Assistant, House and Procedure manages the House and Procedure business unit, which supports the sittings of the House, provides procedural advice and information to members and other stakeholders, and assists visitors to the Parliamentary Precincts. The Serjeant-at-Arms is the custodian of the Mace and responsible for a number of ceremonial events and security inside and outside of the Chamber, including the preservation of order, at the Speaker's direction, and the management of protocol and programs for visiting dignitaries and delegations.

Mr Simon Johnston
A/Clerk-Assistant, House and Procedure and Serjeant-at-Arms
Phone: (02) 9230 2696
simon.johnston@parliament.nsw.gov.au