Past Inquiries

Inquiry Report By Submissions Closed

Committee Secretariat Contact

Parliament House
George Street


Committee Membership

Mr Peter Lawlor MP,Chair, Member for Southport
Mr John-Paul Langbroek MP, Deputy Chair, Member for Surfers Paradise
Mr Andrew Cripps MP, Member for Hinchinbrook
Ms Peta-Kaye Croft MP, Member for Broadwater
Ms Vicky Darling MP, Member for Sandgate
Mr Chris Foley MP, Member for Maryborough
Mr Stirling Hinchcliffe MP, Member for Stafford

Functions of the Committee

The information on this page relates to the committee of the 52nd Parliament, which was discharged after the tabling of its report.


The Health Quality and Complaints Commission Select Committee reported to the Legislative Assembly on 15 November 2007 and was subsequently disbanded.

Resolution appointing the Committee

On 24 May 2007, the Legislative Assembly, on the motion of the Leader of the House, resolved that:

To review and report  on the performance of the Health Quality and Complaints Commission and the operation of the Health Quality and Complaints Commission Act 2006, including:

a.  whether the Commission has made satisfactory progress toward implementation of—

  • policies, procedures and systems to resolve complaints in a timely and responsive manner;
  • systems to monitor and report on the quality of health services;
  • consumer engagement strategies about consumer rights and quality improvement in health services;
  • strategies to proactively engage providers and other entities about the quality of health services, including the making of standards and quality improvement processes;
  • state-wide access to the Commission’s services for consumers and providers; and

b. whether the current functions and powers of the Commission can be improved and any changes are required to the Act.