Interim Report: The performance of the Department of Parliamentary Services

Interim Report: The performance of the Department of Parliamentary Services

27 June 2012

© Commonwealth of Australia 2012
ISBN 978-1-74229-666-1

View the report as a single document - (PDF 1631KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Membership of the Committee (PDF 14KB)
Preface (PDF 8KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 69KB)

Terms of reference
Conduct of the inquiry
Background to the inquiry
Structure of report

Chapter 2 - Sale of Parliament House billiard tables (PDF 124KB)

Disposal process
Reviews and other investigations of the disposal of the billiard tables
Committee comments and conclusion

Chapter 3 - Heritage status of Parliament House (PDF 105KB)

Design integrity and heritage values
Parliament House Advisory Panel
Heritage listing of Parliament House
Committee comments

Chapter 4 - Heritage management in Parliament House (PDF 114KB)

Joint House Department
Department of Parliamentary Services
Maintenance of design integrity by DPS
Alternative approaches to ensuring the maintenance of heritage values
Committee comments

Chapter 5 - Central Reference Document and other documents (PDF 77KB)

Development of the Central Reference Document
Apparent loss of original documentation

APPENDIX 1 - Submissions and additional information received by the committee (PDF 8KB)

Additional information
Answers to Questions on Notice

APPENDIX 2 - Public hearings (PDF 48KB)
APPENDIX 3 - Extract from* (PDF 1200KB)
APPENDIX 4 - Department of Parliamentary Services response to billiard table audits[1]* (PDF 55KB)

*Only available in PDF

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Finance and Public Administration
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3439
Fax: +61 2 6277 5809