About this committee

The Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters is appointed under a resolution of appointment which was passed by the House of Representatives on 1 September 2016 and the Senate on 12 September 2016.

The Committee conducts inquiries into such matters relating to electoral laws and practices and their administration as may be referred to it by either House of the Parliament or a Minister. In addition it may also inquire into relevant annual reports of government departments and authorities and reports of the Auditor-General presented in the House.

Track Committee

Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters

Current Inquiries

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If you have any questions, please contact the secretariat on 02 6277 2374

Review of political donations

The Committee is currently reviewing political donations, as part of its inquiry into the conduct of the 2016 federal election.  More information is available on the inquiry homepage.

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Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 2374
Fax: +61 2 6277 4773