Senate Standing Committee of Privileges

Recent Activity

  • On 4 May 2016, the Chair of the Standing Committee of Privileges (Senator Collins) tabled the following report:

Privileges—Standing Committee—162nd report—Possible false or misleading evidence given to the former Nauru select committee, dated May 2016, additional information and submissions.

  • On 12 October 2015 the President of the Senate, Senator the Hon Stephen Parry, made a statement about possible unauthorised disclosure of proceedings of two committees, and tabled an advisory report from the Privileges Committee on one of those matters. The Chair and Deputy Chair of the committee also made statements on the matter.

Current Inquiries

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committee of Privileges
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 62773360
Fax: +61 2 62773199
priv.sen@aph.gov.au