About House Committees

Parliamentary committees are one mechanism the House uses to keep a check on the activities of the Government. Because they have extensive powers to call for people, including public servants, and documents to come before them, committees can thoroughly investigate questions of government administration and service delivery.

Committees can contribute to better informed policy-making and legislative processes. They help Members to access a wide range of community and expert views so that through the committee process, the Parliament is able to be better informed of community issues and attitudes.



House of Representatives Committees

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander educational opportunities
Committee to identify the best opportunities and pathways for Indigenous students
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Encouraging employment in the small business sector
Inquiry investigates barriers to employment in small businesses
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What are the demand and supply drivers in the housing market?
House Economics committee inquiry into Home Ownership
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Committee Public Hearing Schedule
Public hearings scheduled for the next two weeks

Contact information for House Committees

Clerk Assistant (Committees)
Department of the House of Representatives
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
CANBERRA ACT 2600
AUSTRALIA

Phone: +61 2 6277 4397

Fax: +61 2 6277 4034

Email: committee.reps@aph.gov.au

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