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Select Committees

Select committees investigate a particular issue and are dissolved when the issue is reported on. They are made up of members of one house. 

For more information on select committees, see the Assembly fact sheet and Council information sheet on committees.

Legislative Assembly Committees

In the 59th Parliament, the Legislative Assembly has two domestic committees and three standing committees. 

Domestic committees -


Domestic committees are internal committees and deal with Parliament's procedures and administration.  Domestic committees meet privately and usually do not ask for submissions or hold public hearings.

Standing committees -


Standing committees are appointed for the life of a Parliamentary term and are made up of members of one House. Standing Committees may have broad terms of reference and can conduct multiple inquiries on various topics, often at the same time.

For more information see the Assembly fact sheet on committees.

 

Legislative Council Committees

In the 59th Parliament, the Legislative Council has two domestic committees and three standing committees. 

Domestic committees -


Domestic committees are internal committees and deal with Parliament's procedures and administration.  Domestic committees meet privately and usually do not ask for submissions or hold public hearings.

Standing committees -


Standing committees are appointed for the life of a Parliamentary term and are made up of members of one House. Standing Committees may have broad terms of reference and can conduct multiple inquiries on various topics, often at the same time.

For more information see the Council information sheet on committees.

 

 

 

 

56th Parliament

Five committees ceased during the 56th Parliament. You can access information on each committee and its completed inquiries from the navigation bar.

For further information plesase contact the Committee Services Office on 03 8682 2800 or cso@parliament.vic.gov.au