Legal and Constitutional Affairs

Legal and Constitutional Affairs (Standing)

1 July 2008 to 31 December 2008

Method of appointment

Pursuant to amended Senate Standing Order 25.

Current members         

Date of appointment

Senator Trish Crossin (NT, ALP)
(elected Chair on 14.02.08)

12.02.08

Senator Guy Barnett (TAS, LP)
(elected Deputy Chair on 14.02.08)

12.02.08

Senator Don Farrell (SA, ALP)

01.07.08

Senator David Feeney (VIC, ALP)

01.07.08

Senator Mary Jo Fisher (SA, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Sarah Hanson-Young (SA, AG)

01.07.08

Senator Gavin Marshall (VIC, ALP)

12.02.08

Senator Russell Trood (QLD, LP)

12.02.08

 

Substitute members

Date of appointment

Senator Rachel Siewert (WA, AG)[1]

04.12.08

Senator Scott Ludlam (WA, AG)[2]

04.12.08

Senator Scott Ludlam (WA, AG)[3]

04.12.08

 

Participating members

Date of appointment

Senator the Hon Eric Abetz (TAS, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Judith Adams (WA, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Mark Arbib (NSW, ALP)

01.07.08

Senator Cory Bernardi (SA, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Catryna Bilyk (TAS, ALP)

01.07.08

Senator Simon Birmingham (SA, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Mark Bishop (WA, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator the Hon Ronald Boswell (QLD, NATS)

12.02.08

Senator Sue Boyce (QLD, LP)

12.02.08

Senator the Hon George Brandis (QLD, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Bob Brown (TAS, AG)

14.02.08

Senator Carol Brown (TAS, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator David Bushby (TAS, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Doug Cameron (NSW, ALP)

01.07.08

Senator Michaelia Cash (WA, LP)

01.07.08

Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck (TAS, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Jacinta Collins (VIC, ALP)

14.05.08

Senator the Hon Helen Coonan (NSW, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Mathias Cormann (WA, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Alan Eggleston (WA, LP)

12.02.08

Senator the Hon Christopher Ellison (WA, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Steve Fielding (VIC, FFP)

13.02.08

Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells (NSW, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Mitch Fifield (VIC, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Michael Forshaw (NSW, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator Mark Furner (QLD, ALP)

01.07.08

Senator Sarah Hanson-Young (SA, AG)

04.12.08

Senator the Hon Bill Heffernan (NSW, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Gary Humphries (ACT, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Steve Hutchins (NSW, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator the Hon David Johnston (WA, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Barnaby Joyce (QLD, NATS)

12.02.08

Senator Helen Kroger (VIC, LP)

01.07.08

Senator Scott Ludlam (WA, AG)

01.07.08

Senator Kate Lundy (ACT, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator the Hon Ian Macdonald (QLD, LP)

12.02.08

Senator the Hon Brett Mason (QLD, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Anne McEwen (SA, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator Julian McGauran (VIC, LP)

12.02.08

Senator the Hon Jan McLucas (QLD, ALP)

01.07.08

Senator Christine Milne (TAS, AG)

14.02.08

Senator the Hon Nicholas Minchin (SA, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Claire Moore (QLD, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator Fiona Nash (NSW, NATS)

12.02.08

Senator Kerry O'Brien (TAS, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator Stephen Parry (TAS, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Marise Payne (NSW, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Helen Polley (TAS, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator Louise Pratt (WA, ALP)

01.07.08

Senator the Hon Michael Ronaldson (VIC, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Scott Ryan (VIC, LP)

01.07.08

Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion (NT, CLP)

12.02.08

Senator Rachel Siewert (WA, AG)

12.03.08

Senator the Hon Ursula Stephens (NSW, ALP)

14.02.08

Senator Glenn Sterle (WA, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator the Hon Judith Troeth (VIC, LP)

12.02.08

Senator John Williams (NSW, NATS)

01.07.08

Senator Dana Wortley (SA, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator Nick Xenophon (SA, IND)

01.07.08

 

Former members

Term of appointment

Senator Andrew Bartlett (QLD, AD)

13.02.08–30.06.08

Senator Annette Hurley (SA, ALP)

17.03.08–30.06.08

Senator Linda Kirk (SA, ALP)

12.02.08–30.06.08

Senator the Hon Jan McLucas (QLD, ALP)

12.02.08–17.03.08

 

Former substitute members

Term of appointment

Senator John Hogg (QLD, ALP)[4]

19.03.08–26.06.08

Senator John Hogg (QLD, ALP)[5]

19.03.08–16.06.08

Senator Scott Ludlam (WA, AG)[6]

03.09.08–14.10.08

 

Former participating members

Term of appointment

Senator Lyn Allison (VIC, AD)

13.02.08–30.06.08

Senator George Campbell (NSW, ALP)

12.03.08–30.06.08

Senator Grant Chapman (SA, LP)

12.02.08–30.06.08

Senator Sarah Hanson-Young (SA, AG)

03.09.08–14.10.08

Senator John Hogg (QLD, ALP)

12.03.08–26.08.08

Senator Annette Hurley (SA, ALP)

12.03.08–17.03.08

Senator Annette Hurley (SA, ALP)

19.03.08–26.06.08

Senator the Hon Rod Kemp (VIC, LP)

12.02.08–30.06.08

Senator Ross Lightfoot (WA, LP)

12.02.08–30.06.08

Senator the Hon Sandy Macdonald (NSW, NATS)

12.02.08–30.06.08

Senator Andrew Murray (WA, AD)

13.02.08–30.06.08

Senator Kerry Nettle (NSW, AG)

14.02.08–30.06.08

Senator the Hon Kay Patterson (VIC, LP)

12.02.08–30.06.08

Senator Robert Ray (VIC, ALP)

12.03.08–05.05.08

Senator Natasha Stott Despoja (SA, AD)

13.02.08–30.06.08

Senator John Watson (TAS, LP)

12.02.08–30.06.08

Senator Ruth Webber (WA, ALP)

12.03.08–30.06.08

 

Inquiries

As at 1 July 2008

Current inquiries

As at 31 December 2008

New references

1 July 2008–31 December 2008

Public hearings

1 July 2008–31 December 2008

Reports tabled

1 July 2008–31 December 2008

Government responses

1 July 2008–31 December 2008

Estimates

A statistical summary of this Committee's work when considering Estimates appears in Part Four.

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