Other information and media articles

Community to discuss petitions in Brisbane
Media release, 18 November 2014

e-brief on Petitioning Parliament (HTML)

NSW Parliamentary Library Research Service, September 2010

Petitions review seeks public input (PDF 79KB)

The Australian, 3 March 2010

Petitions Committee recommends the House of Representatives accept electronic petitions (PDF 122KB)

Media release, 18 November 2009

Petitions reborn (PDF 56KB)

Daily Telegraph, 18 November 2009

Turning up the volume on petitions (PDF 372KB)
About the House, June 2008

Petitions to receive greater attention (PDF 222KB)
West Australian, January 2008

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About this committee

At the dissolution of the Senate and the House of Representatives on Monday, 9 May 2016 this committee ceased to exist. Any inquiries that were not completed have lapsed and submissions cannot be received. 

Any petitions received will not be considered by the committee until the 45th Parliament.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Standing Committee on Petitions
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 2152
Fax: +61 2 6277 4627

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