Terms of Reference

On 3 September 2020, the Senate referred the following matters to the Senate Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee for inquiry and report by 8 December 2020. On 13 November 2020, the reporting date was extended to 11 March 2021.

The operation and management of the Department of Parliamentary Services, with particular reference to:

  1. recruitment;
  2. workplace culture;
  3. building and asset management;
  4. contract and procurement management;
  5. general operations and management;
  6. business continuity arrangements;
  7. security arrangements;
  8. services to parliamentarians;
  9. the Parliamentary Library;
  10. implementation of recommendations from past inquiries; and
  11. any related matters.

Committee Secretariat contact:

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