The President nominates at least three members to be Temporary Chairs of Committees at the beginning of each session of Parliament. Temporary Chairs act for the President, the Deputy President and the Assistant President on a temporary basis whenever required. In doing so, they exercise the same authority and have the same duties and powers as the President.
The Temporary Chairs are:
Ms Abigail Boyd MLC
The Hon. Chris Rath MLC
The Hon. Adam Searle, MLC
The Parliament of New South Wales acknowledges and respects the traditional lands of all Aboriginal people, and pays respects to all Elders past and present. We acknowledge the Gadigal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which the Parliament of New South Wales stands.