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House of Representatives Committees

House Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Committee activities (inquiries and reports)

Federal implications of statehood for the Northern Territory

On Monday 9 May 2005 the Minister for Attorney-General, Hon Philip Ruddock MP, referred to the Committee the question of Northern Territory statehood, focusing on:

  1. recent developments in the Northern Territory on the question of statehood, including any proposals to advance statehood; and
  2. emerging issues which may have implications for federal arrangements.

Terms of reference

Seminar program and transcripts

Public hearings

Media releases



The Committee has also produced an information paper that is available below in Portable Document Format (PDF).

Information paper (PDF 214KB)

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