Senate Standing Committee of Privileges

Completed inquiries and reports
Pre 1999

Report no. Title Date tabled
74th Report Possible Unauthorised Disclosure of Parliamentary Committee Proceedings December 1998
73rd Report Possible Improper Interference with a Potential Witness Before the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Native Title and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land Fund June 1998
72nd Report Possible Improper Action Against a Person (Dr William De Maria) June 1998
71st Report Further possible false or misleading evidence before select committee on unresolved whistleblower cases May 1998
70th Report Questions arising from proceedings of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on the National Crime Authority April 1998
69th Report Person referred to in the Senate (Dr Clive Hamilton) October 1997
68th Report Persons referred to in the Senate (Mr Ray Platt & Mr Peter Mulheron) September 1997
67th Report Possible threats of legal proceedings against a Senator and other persons September 1997
66th Report Person referred to in the Senate (Ms Deborah Keeley) May 1997
65th Report Person referred to in the Senate (Dr Neil Cherry) March 1997
64th Report Possible false or misleading evidence before the Environment, Recreation, Communications and the Arts Legislation Committee March 1997
63rd Report Possible False or Misleading Evidence Before Select Committee on Unresolved Whistleblower Cases December 1996
62nd Report Committee of Privileges 1966-1996 History, Practice and Procedure August 1996
61st Report Possible False or Misleading Statements to Senate Select Committee on Public Interest Whistleblowing April 1996
60th Report Possible Unauthorised Disclosure of Documents or Deliberations of Senate Select Committee on the Dangers of Radioactive Waste April 1996
59th Report Person Referred to in the Senate (Mrs Esther Crichton-Brown) 30 November 1995
58th Report Possible Improper Interference with a Witness before Select Committee on Unresolved Whistleblower Cases 26 October 1995
57th Report Possible Penalty or Injury Imposed on  Witnesses before the Senate Select Committee on Superannuation 17 October 1995
56th Report Person Referred to in the Senate (Ms Yolanda Brooks) 30 June 1995
55th Report Possible Penalty or Injury to a Witness before the Standing Committee on Industry, Science, Technology, Transport, Communications and Infrastructure 30 June 1995
54th Report Possible Unauthorised Disclosure of a Submission to the Joint Committee on the National Crime Authority 30 June 1995
53rd Report Possible Threat to a Senator 22 March 1995
52nd Report Parliamentary Privileges Amendment (Enforcement of Lawful Orders) Bill 1994 - Casselden Place Reference 1 March 1995
51st Report Possible Penalty or Injury to a Witness before the Employment, Education and Training Committee 7 February 1995
50th Report Possible Improper Interference with a Witness and Possible False or Misleading Answers given to the Senate or a Senate Committee 8 December 1994
49th Report Parliamentary Privileges Amendment (Enforcement of Lawful Orders) Bill 1994 19 September 1994
48th Report Possible Improper Disclosure of Document or Proceedings of Migration Committee 8 June 1994
47th Report Person Referred to in the Senate (Councillor Michael Samaras) 31 May 1994
46th Report Possible false or misleading information given to Estimates Committee E or the Senate 2 March 1994
45th Report Person Referred to in the Senate (Mr T T Vajda) 7 February 1994
44th Report Possible Improper Interference with, or Misleading Reports of, Proceedings of Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee 15 December 1993
43rd Report Possible Threats to Senate Select Committee or Senators 15 December 1993
42nd Report Possible adverse treatment of a witness before the Corporations and Securities Committee 27 May 1993
41st Report Person Referred to in the Senate (Mr R S Lippiatt) 12 May 1993
40th Report Persons Referred to in the Senate (Ms Margaret Piper, Ms Eve Lester and Mr Seth Richardson) 17 December 1992
39th Report Person Referred to in the Senate (Mr Dale E Hennessy) 30 November 1992
38th Report Person Referred to in the Senate (The Hon. Paul B Toose) 13 October 1992
37th Report Possible Improper Interference with Witnesses before the Community Affairs Committee 9 September 1992
36th Report Possible Improper Interference with a Witness and Possible Misleading Evidence before the National Crime Authority Committee 25 June 1992
35th Report Report on Committee's Work since passage of Privilege Resolutions of 25 February 1988 2 December 1991
34th Report Person Referred to in the Senate (Ms Jeannie Cameron) 14 November 1991
33rd Report Person Referred to in the Senate (Dr Alex Proudfoot, FRACP) 3 September 1991
32nd Report Person Referred to in the Senate (Ms Patsy Harmsen) 21 June 1991
31st Report Person Referred to in the Senate (Sir William Keys) 11 March 1991
30th Report Possible Improper Influence or Penalty on a Witness in Respect of Evidence Before a Senate Committee 6 March 1991
29th Report Person Referred to in the Senate (The Honourable Tom Uren) 19 December 1990
28th Report Person Referred to in the Senate (Mr C H Cannon) 19 December 1990
27th Report Person referred to in the Senate (Sir William Keys) 29 November 1990
26th Report Possible Misleading Evidence Before a Senate Estimates Committee – Department of Defence Asbestos in Royal Australian Navy Ships 8 November 1990
25th Report Person Referred to in the Senate (Mr A E Harris) 17 October 1990
24th Report Person Referred to in the Senate (Dr P Ingram Cromack) 19 September 1990
23rd Report Person Referred to in the Senate (Mr A E Harris) 25 May 1990
22nd Report Possible Unauthorised Disclosure of Senate Committee Submission 9 May 1990
21st Report Possible Adverse Treatment of a Witness Before the Select Committee on the Administration of Aboriginal Affairs 22 December 1989
20th Report Possible Unauthorised Disclosure of Senate Committee Report 21 December 1989
19th Report Person Referred to in the Senate (Sir Charles Court) 27 October 1989
18th Report Possible Interference with Witnesses in Consequence of their giving Evidence before Senate Select Committee on Administration of Aboriginal Affairs 16 June 1989
17th Report Possible Improper Interference with a Witness – Drugs in Sport Inquiry 5 June 1989
16th Report Person Referred to in the Senate (Mr C Wyatt) 5 May 1989
15th Report Possible False or Misleading Evidence Before a Senate Estimates Committee – Department of Defence Project Parakeet 6 March 1989
14th Report Possible False or Misleading Evidence and Manipulation of Evidence Before Senate Committees – Travel by Aboriginal Community Representatives 28 February 1989
13th Report Person Referred to in the Senate (Mr I R Cornelius) 14 December 1988
12th Report Person Referred to in the Senate (Mr Tony Motion) 7 December 1988
11th Report The Circulation of Petitions 2 June 1988
10th Report Detention of a Senator 5 December 1986
9th Report Report on the Improper Disclosure and Misrepresentation by a Departmental Officer of an Amendment Prepared for Moving in the Senate 16 September 1985
8th Report Report on Question of Appropriate Penalties Arising from the Report of Committee of Privileges of 17 October 1984 23 May 1985
7th Report Seventh Report of the Committee of Privileges 24 October 1984
6th Report Sixth Report of the Committee of Privileges 11 June 1981
5th Report Imprisonment of a Senator 25 October 1979
4th Report Quotation of Unparliamentary Language in Debate 20 September 1979
3rd Report Report on the Appropriate Means of Ensuring the Security of Parliament House 30 May 1978
2nd Report Report on Matters Referred by Senate Resolution of 17 July 1975 7 October 1975
1st Report Report upon Articles in the Sunday Australian and the Sunday Review of 2 May 1971 13 May 1971