House of Representatives Committees

Joint Committee on Publications

Committee inquiries and reports

43rd Parliament (September 2010 - August 2013)

No inquiries were held during the 43rd Parliament

42nd Parliament (February 2008 - July 2010)

Electronic distribution of the Parliamentary Papers Series

Parliamentary Paper: 160/2010; Date tabled: Thursday, 24 June 2010
Presiding Officers' response: November 2010 (PDF 48KB);
Presiding Officers' – further response June 2012 (PDF 46KB)
Government response: September 2011 (PDF 102KB)

41st Parliament (November 2004 - October 2007)

Printing standards for documents presented to Parliament
Parliamentary Paper: 203/2007; Date tabled: Thursday, 20 September 2007
Government response: September 2009 (PDF 63KB)

Distribution of the Parliamentary Papers Series
Parliamentary Paper: 114/2006; Date tabled: Monday, 29 May 2006
Presiding Officers response: September 2006 (PDF 61KB)
Government response: October 2006 (PDF 219KB)

The role of the Publications Committee
Text of speech by Senator John Watson, Deputy Chair, to the Australian Library and Information Seminar "Digital Amnesia: the Challenges of Government Online", held in Canberra on 21 April 2005.

40th Parliament (February 2002 - August 2004)

No inquiries were held during the 40th Parliament.

39th Parliament (November 1998 - October 2001)

Certain issues related to non-print material (lapsed)
submissions and transcripts

38th Parliament (May 1996 - August 1998)

Future of the Parliamentary Papers series
Presented 2 December 1997; Parliamentary Paper 416/97
Date of Presiding Officers' Response: 31 August 1998
Date of Government Response: 11 March 1999

Earlier reports

For a list of earlier reports by this Committee, see the Register of Committee Reports (1901 to current day).

Copies of reports

For reports not available on this web site, contact Committee Secretariat.

Copies of submissions and transcripts of public hearings

Printed volumes of submissions and transcripts of evidence taken at public hearings for each of the above reports can be reviewed at the National Library of Australia or with the Committee Secretariat.

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