House of Representatives Committees

Committee Support Standards

Note: This page contains links to files in Portable Document Format (PDF). You will need Adobe Acrobat® PDF Reader, which can be downloaded free of charge from Adobe

Print Committee Support Standards (PDF 627KB)


What we do

We provide administrative, research and analytical services to help parliamentary committees fulfil their role in the scrutiny of government activities and the consideration of legislation.

The advice and services we provide are non-partisan, focussing on the needs of the committees appointed by the House rather than the political or electorate interests of Members.

Our commitment

We are committed to providing you with the best level of service possible, within the limit of available resources.

We will do this in a manner consistent with the Parliamentary Service Values and the Parliamentary Service Code of Conduct.  In particular, we will:

We can be contacted during normal business hours or after hours by arrangment with committee secretaries.

Our service standards

We will:

We will also:


If you have any comments or suggestions for improvements please let us know.

If you have any concerns with any aspect of the information, advice or services we have provided to you, you may care to raise your concerns with the secretary of your committee in the first instance.  If this is not successful, contact:

Clerk Assistant (Committees)
Department of the House of Representatives
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Phone: 61 2 6277 4399
Fax: 61 2 6277 2396

Back to top