House of Representatives Committees


List of Committee Reports by Subject – Privilege

Title: Procedures of the Committee and the House in relation to consideration of privilege matters and procedural fairness
Committee Name: Standing Committee on Privileges and Members' Interests
Parliament Number: 42nd
Parl Paper Number: 193/2009
Date Tabled: 17/09/2009
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.
Title: Report on the issue of the exchange between the Member for Robertson and the Member for Indi on 28 May 2008 and the subsequent withdrawal and apology by the Member for Robertson on 29 May 2008
Committee Name: Standing Committee on Privileges and Members' Interests
Parliament Number: 42nd
Parl Paper Number: 499/2008
Date Tabled: 23/10/2008
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not Relevant
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Review of procedures of the Committee - Privileges and Members' Interests
Committee Name: Standing Committee on Privileges and Members' Interests
Parliament Number: 42nd
Parl Paper Number: 501/2008
Date Tabled: 10/11/2008
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not Relevant
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Report concerning the alleged threats to Mr Latham MP and Mr Murphy MP
Committee Name: Standing Committee of Privileges
Parliament Number: 41st
Parl Paper Number: 50/05
Date Tabled: 16/02/2005
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Progress report [No. 2]
Committee Name: Joint Select Committee on Procedure in Cases of Privilege [1908]
Parliament Number: 3rd
Parl Paper Number: H of R 5
Date Tabled: 4/06/1908
Date of Government Response: 4/06/1908
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Progress report
Committee Name: Joint Select Committee on Procedure in Cases of Privilege [1908]
Parliament Number: 3rd
Parl Paper Number: H of R 4
Date Tabled: 29/05/1908
Date of Government Response: 4/06/1908
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Alleged threat or intimidation of a potential witness in connection with an inquiry by the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Family and Community Affairs
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 39th
Parl Paper Number: 208/01
Date Tabled: 26/09/2001
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Execution of search warrant on the electorate office of Mr E Cameron
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 37th
Parl Paper Number: 376/95
Date Tabled: 26/10/1995
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Unauthorised disclosure of material from the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Environment, Recreation and the Arts
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 37th
Parl Paper Number: 26/95
Date Tabled: 6/03/1995
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Disruption of mail services to Members' electorate offices
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 37th
Parl Paper Number: 122/94
Date Tabled: 27/06/1994
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Writ of summons served on Mr Sciacca, MP
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 37th
Parl Paper Number: 78/94
Date Tabled: 9/05/1994
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Unauthorised disclosure of material concerning the Joint Committee of Public Accounts
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 37th
Parl Paper Number: 77/94
Date Tabled: 9/05/1994
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Possible transfer to the Federal Court of certain responsibilities on public interest indemnity
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 37th
Parl Paper Number: 408/94
Date Tabled: 8/12/1994
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Actions initiated against Mr A Cross and Mr R Ellems
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 37th
Parl Paper Number: 407/94
Date Tabled: 8/12/1994
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Possible discrimination against witness before the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 37th
Parl Paper Number: 136/94
Date Tabled: 30/06/1994
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Article in the Melbourne Sunday Herald of 16 September 1990 concerning the Joint Standing Committee on Migration Regulations
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 36th
Parl Paper Number: 429/90
Date Tabled: 4/12/1990
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Letter of 6 September 1990 from Mr A Elder of Dunhill Madden Butler to the Honourable Member for Corio
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 36th
Parl Paper Number: 428/90
Date Tabled: 6/11/1990
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: A letter received by Mr Nugent, MP
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 36th
Parl Paper Number: 118/92
Date Tabled: 7/05/1992
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Whether misleading evidence was given to the Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration on 30 April 1991
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 36th
Parl Paper Number: 456/91
Date Tabled: 14/11/1991
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Possible intimidation of Mr W Willis in respect of his involvement with an inquiry by the Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 36th
Parl Paper Number: 455/91
Date Tabled: 21/06/1991
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Privilege: Mr James Gaffey
Committee Name: Joint Standing Committee on Corporations and Securities [1991-2001]
Parliament Number: 36th
Parl Paper Number: 511/1992
Date Tabled: 19/06/1992
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not Relevant
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Matter referred to the committee on 23 November 1989
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 35th
Parl Paper Number: 498/89
Date Tabled: 30/11/1989
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Premature disclosure of the report of the Joint Select Committee on Telecommunications Interception in certain newspapers
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 34th
Parl Paper Number: 135/87
Date Tabled: 12/05/1987
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Disruption to the electorate office work of the honourable Member for Wentworth resulting from false advertisements in The Sydney Morning Herald of 20 September 1986
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 34th
Parl Paper Number: 282/86
Date Tabled: 23/10/1986
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Report relating to a printed reference in the Sydney Daily Mirror of Wednesday, 2 September 1981
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 32nd
Parl Paper Number: 202/81
Date Tabled: 27/10/1981
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Report relating to an advertisement published in the Melbourne Herald of Friday, 16 October 1981
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 32nd
Parl Paper Number: 297/81
Date Tabled: 29/10/1981
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Alleged discrimination and intimidation of public servant Mr D Berthelsen because of evidence given by him to the Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 31st
Parl Paper Number: 158/80
Date Tabled: 11/09/1980
Date of Government Response: 24/02/1981
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Report relating to the use of or reference to the records of proceedings of the House in the Courts
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 31st
Parl Paper Number: 154/80
Date Tabled: 9/09/1980
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Report relating to an editorial published in the Sunday Observer of 26 February 1978
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 31st
Parl Paper Number: 120/78
Date Tabled: 7/04/1978
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: The presentation of petitions and the method of raising matters of privilege
Committee Name: Standing Committee on the Standing Orders [1901-84]
Parliament Number: 31st
Parl Paper Number: 345/79
Date Tabled: 15/11/1979
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: A letter allegedly written by the Secretary, Department of Aboriginal Affairs
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 28th
Parl Paper Number: 236/73
Date Tabled: 22/11/1973
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Report relating to an article published in The Sun, 18 September 1973
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 28th
Parl Paper Number: 217/73
Date Tabled: 8/11/1973
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Report relating to an article published in the Daily Telegraph, 27 August 1971
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 27th
Parl Paper Number: 242/71
Date Tabled: 30/11/1971
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: A letter to the editor published in The Australian of 13 September 1971
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 27th
Parl Paper Number: 182/71
Date Tabled: 28/10/1971
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: The commitment to prison of Mr T Uren, MP
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 27th
Parl Paper Number: 40/71
Date Tabled: 7/05/1971
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Advertisement in The Canberra Times and other Australian newspapers on Wednesday the 18th August 1965
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 25th
Parl Paper Number: 210/1965
Date Tabled: 16/09/1965
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Report relating to the matter raised by the honourable Member for Capricornia on 17th March 1959
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 23rd
Parl Paper Number:
Date Tabled: 26/11/1959
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Report relating to matters raised by the honourable Member for Yarra and the honourable Member for Fawkner
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 21st
Parl Paper Number:
Date Tabled: 2/06/1955
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Special report relating to an article published in the Bankstown Observer on Thursday 28 April 1955
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 21st
Parl Paper Number:
Date Tabled: 26/05/1955
Date of Government Response: 31/05/1955
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Report relating to the alleged misuse of a confidential Hansard proof
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 21st
Parl Paper Number:
Date Tabled: 29/09/1954
Date of Government Response: 12/09/1954
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Report relating to an article written by the Chief of The Sun, Canberra Bureau, appearing in the Sydney newspaper The Sun of 2 October 1951
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 20th
Parl Paper Number: aa99/1951
Date Tabled: 1/11/1951
Date of Government Response: 13/11/1951
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Report relating to a statement appearing in the Sydney newspaper Daily Telegraph of 18 October 1951 concerning a decision of the Joint House Committee
Committee Name: Privileges Committee
Parliament Number: 20th
Parl Paper Number: aa99/1951
Date Tabled: 8/11/1951
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: 9th Report: Stephan prefabricated buildings, Treasury Minute on the 1st and 3rd reports and statement on the privileges and immunities of the members of the committee
Committee Name: Joint Standing Committee of Public Accounts [1913-32] [1952-97]
Parliament Number: 20th
Parl Paper Number: 9
Date Tabled: 1/12/1953
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified: Not relevant
A copy of the report is available online.

Title: Special report upon a question of privilege
Committee Name: Standing Committee on Elections and Qualifications [1901-03]
Parliament Number: 1st
Parl Paper Number: aa99/1902
Date Tabled: 1/05/1902
Date of Government Response:
Responded in time Specified:
A copy of the report is available online.

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