Past Inquiries

Inquiry Report By Submissions Closed

Committee Secretariat Contact

Parliament House George Street BRISBANE QLD 4000


Committee Membership

Ms Kim Richards MP, Member for Redlands (Chair)
Mr James Lister MP, Member for Southern Downs (Deputy Chair)
Mr Mark Boothman MP, Member for Theodore
Mr Nick Dametto MP, Member for Hinchinbrook
Mr Barry O'Rourke MP, Member for Rockhampton
Mr Jimmy Sullivan MP, Member for Stafford

Functions of the Committee

The information on this page relates to the committee of the 57th Parliament. This committee ceased to exist on 13 February 2024 by a motion in the House. 

This committee ceased to exist on 13 February 2024 and its portfolio responsibilities were transferred to other committees as follows: 

Education, Employment, Training and Skills Committee: 

  • Education and Youth Justice
  • Employment, Small Business, Training and Skills Development.

Information about the following inquiries that were still being undertaken by the former committee at that date can be found at:


The Education, Employment and Training Committee of the 57th Parliament was established as a portfolio committee of the Queensland Legislative Assembly on 26 November 2020 as a portfolio committee. 

The committee has responsibility for the portfolio areas:

  • Education, Industrial Relations and Racing
  • Employment, Small Business, Training and Skills Development and Youth Justice.

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
  • investigates any issue referred to it by the Legislative Assembly or under an Act, whether or not the issue is within the committee’s areas of responsibility
  • 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.

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

The committee also has a monitor and review function in relation to the performance of the functions of the operation of the health complaints system.  This includes monitoring and reviewing the performance of the Office of the Health Ombudsman, the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and the 15 registered health practitioner National Boards. 

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Annual Reports

View: Report No. 39, 57th Parliament - Annual Report 2022-23 - tabled on 19 October 2023
View: Report No. 24, 57th Parliament - Annual Report 2021-22 - tabled on 6 September 2022
View: Report No. 10, 57th Parliament - Annual Report 2020-21 - tabled on 22 September 2021