Inquiry into Strengthening Government and Parliamentary Accountability in Victoria

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.