Parliament's Appropriations and Staffing Report of the Senate Select Committee

Parliament's Appropriations and Staffing
Report of the Senate Select Committee

Parliamentary Paper No. 151/1981

ISBN 0642 06612 4

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Membership of the Committee (PDF 869KB)
Terms of Reference (PDF 14KB)
Tribute to the late Senator J. W. Knight (PDF 22KB)
Summary of Conclusions and Recommendations (PDF 134KB)
1. Introduction (PDF 88KB)
Establishment of the Select Committee
Conduct of the Inquiry
2. A General History of Parliament's Appropriations and Staffing (PDF 269KB)
3. Practice and Experience in other Parliaments (PDF 396KB)
United Kingdom-House of Commons
United States of America
   Senate Appropriations
   House of Representatives Appropriations
   Senate and House of Representatives Staffing
   Senate and House of Commons Appropriations
4. Practice and Experience in the Australian Parliament (PDF 212KB)
5. The Committee's consideration of the Options (PDF 204KB)
6. The Committee's Recommendations (PDF 312KB)
A Senate Appropriations and Staffing Committee
A Parliamentary Appropriation Bill
Amendment of the Public Service Act
7. Appendixes*
1. United Kingdom House of Commons (Administration) Act 1978 (PDF 357KB)
2. Draft Format for a Parliamentary Appropriation Bill (PDF 202KB)
3. The process of Preparation and Modification of the Budgets of members of the Inter Parliamentary Union (PDF 177KB)
4. Staffing Levels and Numbers for Royal Commissions and Commissions of Inquiry (PDF 70KB)
5. Examples of Additional Expenditures for Parliament Requested and Rejected (PDF 64KB)
6. One-Line Appropriations (PDF 63KB)
7. List of Witnesses who appeared before the Committee (PDF 51KB)
8. List of Persons and Organisations who provided the Committee with Submissions or other written material (PDF 32KB)
9. An Advance to the President of the Senate-Letter from the Department of Finance (PDF 122KB)
10. Establishment of Standing Committee on Appropriations and Staffing-Draft Resolution (PDF 63KB)

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Senate Appropriations and Staffing Committee
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

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