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Committee Membership

Mr Shane King MP (Chair), Member for Kurwongbah
Mr Lachlan Millar MP (Deputy Chair), Member for Gregory 
Mr Bryson Head MP, Member for Callide
Ms Joan Pease MP, Member for Lytton 
Mr Les Walker MP, Member for Mundingburra
Mr Trevor Watts MP, Member for Toowoomba North

Functions of the Committee

The Transport and Resources Committee of the 57th Parliament was established by the Queensland Legislative Assembly on 26 November 2020 as a portfolio committee.

The committee has responsibility for the following areas:

  • Transport, Main Roads and Digital Services
  • Energy, Renewables, Hydrogen, Public Works and Procurement
  • Resources

Responsibility for Digital Services was shifted from the Community Support and Services Committee to the Transport and Resources Committee on 23 May 2023.

In relation to its areas of responsibility, the committee:

  • examines bills and subordinate legislation to consider the policy to be enacted and the application of the fundamental legislative principles set out in section 4 of the Legislative Standards Act 1992 and compatibility with the Human Rights Act 2019.
  • examines the estimates of each department.
  • assesses public accounts in its portfolio area in regard to integrity, economy, efficiency and effectiveness of financial management.
  • assesses public works in its portfolio area in regard to the suitability of the works for the purpose.
  • assesses the public works of each department in regard to the suitability of the works for the purpose.

The committee may initiate an inquiry into anything it considers appropriate within its portfolio area.

Annual Reports

The committee is required under Section 108 Parliament of Queensland Act 2001 to table a report about the committees activities during each financial year within 4 months and 14 days after the end of the financial year.

View: Report No. 23, 57th Parliament - Annual Report 2021-22 tabled 24/10/2022.
View: Report No. 13, 57th Parliament - Annual Report 2020-21 tabled 18/10/2021.


Dr Jodhi Rutherford, Committee Secretary
Zac Dadic, Assistant Committee Secretary
Amanda Parker, Committee Support Officer


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