About this committee

The Publications Committee of each House when conferring together form the Joint Committee on Publications which has the dual role:

  • to recommend to the Houses from time to time as to which documents that have not been ordered to be made a Parliamentary Paper by either House, ought to be made a Parliamentary Paper; and

  • to inquire into and report on the publication and distribution of parliamentary andgovernment publications, and on matters
Track Committee

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Joint Committee on Publications
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 4791
publications.committee.reps@aph.gov.au

Role of the Committee

Role of the Committee

The Standing Committee on Publications is appointed under Standing Order 219 to consider all documents presented to the House which have not been made a Parliamentary Paper by either House of the Parliament.

The Publications Committee of each House when conferring together form the Joint Committee on Publications.