Papers on Parliament No. 18
December 1992

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Senator the Hon. Terry Aulich, a widely experienced member of Senate committees, is Chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training. Before his election to the Senate in 1984 he was a member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly and held a number of ministerial

Bill Blick is First Assistant Secretary, Government Division, in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. He is responsible for advising the Prime Minister on parliamentary matters and has worked with the Management Advisory Board project on accountability in the Commonwealth public sector.

Senator Bruce Childs, who was first elected to the Senate in 1981, has served as chair and as a member of a number of Senate Committees. His present appointments include those of Chairman of Estimates Committee A and of the Senate Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology.

Senator the Hon. Peter Durack, QC , was first elected to the Senate in 1971 and is now its longestserving member. He held several ministerial positions, including that of Attorney-General in the period 1976-83. For three years (1965-68) he was a member of the Western Australian Parliament.

Harry Evans is Clerk of the Senate. He has written extensively about parliamentary and constitutional matters for a wide range of journals.

Professor Brian Galligan is Acting Director of the Federalism Research Centre in the Politics and Economics Division of the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University.

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