Regional and Remote Indigenous Communities

Select Committee on Regional and Remote Indigenous Communities

1 July 2008 to 31 December 2008

Method of appointment

Pursuant to resolution agreed to by the Senate on 19 March 2008.

Current members

Date of appointment

Senator the Hon David Johnston (WA, LP)
(elected Chair on 20.03.08)

20.03.08

Senator Trish Crossin (NT, ALP)
(elected Deputy Chair on 20.03.08)

19.03.08

Senator Judith Adams (WA, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Claire Moore (QLD, ALP)

19.03.08

Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion (NT, CLP)

20.03.08

Senator Rachel Siewert (WA, AG)

20.03.08

 

Participating members

Date of appointment

Senator the Hon Eric Abetz (TAS, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Mark Arbib (NSW, ALP)

01.07.08

Senator Guy Barnett (TAS, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Cory Bernardi (SA, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Catryna Bilyk (TAS, ALP)

01.07.08

Senator Simon Birmingham (SA, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Mark Bishop (WA, ALP)

19.03.08

Senator the Hon Ronald Boswell (QLD, NATS)

20.03.08

Senator Sue Boyce (QLD, LP)

20.03.08

Senator the Hon George Brandis (QLD, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Bob Brown (TAS, AG)

19.03.08

Senator Carol Brown (TAS, ALP)

20.03.08

Senator David Bushby (TAS, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Doug Cameron (NSW, ALP)

01.07.08

Senator Michaelia Cash (WA, LP)

01.07.08

Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck (TAS, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Jacinta Collins (VIC, ALP)

14.05.08

Senator the Hon Helen Coonan (NSW, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Mathias Cormann (WA, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Alan Eggleston (WA, LP)

20.03.08

Senator the Hon Christopher Ellison (WA, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Don Farrell (SA, ALP)

01.07.08

Senator David Feeney (VIC, ALP)

01.07.08

Senator Steve Fielding (VIC, FFP)

26.08.08

Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells (NSW, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Mitch Fifield (VIC, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Mary Jo Fisher (SA, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Michael Forshaw (NSW, ALP)

19.03.08

Senator Mark Furner (QLD, ALP)

01.07.08

Senator Sarah Hanson-Young (SA, AG)

01.09.08

Senator the Hon Bill Heffernan (NSW, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Gary Humphries (ACT, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Annette Hurley (SA, ALP)

19.03.08

Senator Steve Hutchins (NSW, ALP)

19.03.08

Senator Barnaby Joyce (QLD, NATS)

20.03.08

Senator Helen Kroger (VIC, LP)

01.07.08

Senator Scott Ludlam (WA, AG)

01.09.08

Senator Kate Lundy (ACT, ALP)

19.03.08

Senator the Hon Ian Macdonald (QLD, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Gavin Marshall (VIC, ALP)

19.03.08

Senator the Hon Brett Mason (QLD, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Anne McEwen (SA, ALP)

19.03.08

Senator Julian McGauran (VIC, LP)

20.03.08

Senator the Hon Jan McLucas (QLD, ALP)

19.03.08

Senator Christine Milne (TAS, AG)

20.03.08

Senator the Hon Nicholas Minchin (SA, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Fiona Nash (NSW, NATS)

20.03.08

Senator Kerry O'Brien (TAS, ALP)

19.03.08

Senator Stephen Parry (TAS, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Marise Payne (NSW, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Helen Polley (TAS, ALP)

19.03.08

Senator Louise Pratt (WA, ALP)

01.07.08

Senator the Hon Michael Ronaldson (VIC, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Scott Ryan (VIC, LP)

01.07.08

Senator the Hon Ursula Stephens (NSW, ALP)

19.03.08

Senator Glenn Sterle (WA, ALP)

19.03.08

Senator the Hon Judith Troeth (VIC, LP)

20.03.08

Senator Russell Trood (QLD, LP)

20.03.08

Senator John Williams (NSW, NATS)

01.07.08

Senator Dana Wortley (SA, ALP)

19.03.08

Senator Nick Xenophon (SA, IND)

01.07.08

 

Former participating members

Term of appointment

Senator Andrew Bartlett (QLD, AD)

20.03.08–30.06.08

Senator George Campbell (NSW, ALP)

19.03.08–30.06.08

Senator Grant Chapman (SA, LP)

20.03.08–30.06.08

Senator John Hogg (QLD, ALP)

19.03.08–26.08.08

Senator the Hon Rod Kemp (VIC, LP)

20.03.08–30.06.08

Senator Linda Kirk (SA, ALP)

19.03.08–30.06.08

Senator Ross Lightfoot (WA, LP)

20.03.08–30.06.08

Senator the Hon Sandy Macdonald (NSW, NATS)

20.03.08–30.06.08

Senator Kerry Nettle (NSW, AG)

20.03.08–30.06.08

Senator the Hon Kay Patterson (VIC, LP)

20.03.08–30.06.08

Senator John Watson (TAS, LP)

20.03.08–30.06.08

Senator Ruth Webber (WA, ALP)

19.03.08–30.06.08

Inquiry

As at 1 July 2008

  1. the effectiveness of Australian Government policies following the Northern Territory Emergency Response, specifically on the state of health, welfare, education and law and order in remote Indigenous communities;
  2. the impact of state and territory government policies on the wellbeing of remote Indigenous communities;
  3. the health, welfare, education and security of children in remote Indigenous communities; and
  4. the employment and enterprise opportunities in remote Indigenous communities.

Current inquiry

As at 31 December 2008

  1. the effectiveness of Australian Government policies following the Northern Territory Emergency Response, specifically on the state of health, welfare, education and law and order in remote Indigenous communities;
  2. the impact of state and territory government policies on the wellbeing of remote Indigenous communities;
  3. the health, welfare, education and security of children in remote Indigenous communities; and
  4. the employment and enterprise opportunities in remote Indigenous communities.

Public hearings

1 July 2008–31 December 2008

Reports tabled

1 July 2008–31 December 2008

Government responses

1 July 2008–31 December 2008

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