Inquiry into Strengthening Government and Parliamentary Accountability in Victoria

Government response

Government response

Final Report

Final Report, April 2008

Transcripts of evidence

Hearings were conducted during August 2007 and transcripts are now available.

Terms of Reference

To the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee — for inquiry, consideration and report no later than the last sitting day in 2007 on the options for the next phase of strengthening government and parliamentary accountability in Victoria —
and in particular the Committee is required to consider:

  1. Parliamentary Committees;
  2. question time procedure;
  3. standards of parliamentary behaviour;
  4. overseas travel by members of Parliament;
  5. modernisation of Parliament including the permanent abolition of wigs and other archaic practices;
  6. reform of the process of dealing with petitions.