Operation and management of the Department of Parliamentary Services

June 2021

© Commonwealth of Australia 2021
ISBN: 978-1-76093-240-4

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List of Recommendations

Chapter 1—Introduction and background

  Terms of reference
  Conduct of the inquiry
  Content and structure of the report
  Acknowledgement
  Role and functions of DPS
  Past inquiries into DPS

Chapter 2—Key issues

  ICT capabilities
  Culture within DPS
  Parliamentary Library
  Security arrangements at Parliament House
  Committee view

Additional comments from Labor Senators

  Role and functions of DPS
  Concerns regarding DPS management
  DPS Organisational Culture
  ICT Capabilities
  Recommendations

Additional comments from Senator Malcolm Roberts

Appendix 1—Submissions and additional information received by the committee

Appendix 2—Public Hearings

Appendix 3—Excerpt of additional information provided by DPS

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Senate Finance and Public Administration Committees
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3846
Fax: +61 2 6277 5809
fpa.sen@aph.gov.au