About this inquiry

On 28 November 2017, the Prime Minister referred matters relating to Section 44 of the Constitution for inquiry and report.
Track Inquiry

Upcoming Public Hearings

20 Feb 2018: West Perth, WA

Past Public Hearings

19 Feb 2018: Adelaide, SA
02 Feb 2018: Sydney, NSW
01 Feb 2018: Melbourne, VIC

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Inquiry Status



How to make a submission

The committee invites individuals and organisations to send in their opinions and proposals in writing (submissions)

Accessibility

If you require any special arrangements to enable you to participate in the Committee's inquiry, please contact the Committee Secretariat.

Further information regarding accessibility can be found at www.aph.gov.au/Help/Accessibility

Inquiry into matters relating to Section 44 of the Constitution

 On 28 November 2017, the Prime Minister referred matters relating to Section 44 of the Constitution for inquiry and report.

Submissions are being accepted until Friday, 9 March 2018 and must address the terms of reference.

The Committee will carefully consider submissions commenting on whether an individual Senator or Member of the House of Representatives is qualified to sit in Parliament. Such submissions may not be accepted or published.

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
section44@aph.gov.au

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