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Committees

Committee of the Legislative Assembly

The committee has the following areas of responsibility—
(a) the ethical conduct of members;
(b) parliamentary powers, rights and immunities;
(c) standing rules and orders about the conduct of business by, and the practices and the procedures of, the Assembly and its committees;
(d) any other matters for which the committee is given

Economics and Governance Committee

The Economics and Governance Committee was established by the Queensland Legislative Assembly on 15 February 2018 as a portfolio committee with responsibility for the following areas: Premier and Cabinet, and Trade; Treasury; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships; Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs.

Education, Employment and Small Business Committee

The Education, Employment and Small Business Committee was established by the Queensland Legislative Assembly on 15 February 2018 as a portfolio committee with responsibility for the following areas: Education
Industrial Relations; Employment and Small Business; Training and Skills Development.

Ethics Committee

The committee’s areas of responsibility as set out in section 104B of the Parliament of Queensland Act 2001 are as follows: dealing with complaints about the ethical conduct of particular members; and dealing with alleged breaches of parliamentary privilege by members of the Assembly and other persons.

Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee (formerly the Health and Ambulance Services Committee)

On the 18 February 2016 the Queensland Legislative Assembly established the portfolio committee for Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee which incorporated the previous Health and Ambulance Services Committee and the Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee.

Innovation, Tourism Development and Environment Committee

The Innovation, Tourism Development and Environment Committee was established by the Queensland Legislative Assembly on 15 February 2018 as a portfolio committee with responsibility for the following areas: Innovation, Tourism Industry Development and the Commonwealth Games; Environment, Great Barrier Reef, Science and Arts.

Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee

The Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee was established by the Queensland Legislative Assembly on 27 March 2015 as a portfolio committee with responsibility for the following areas: Department of Justice and Attorney-General, Training and Skills; and Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Services.

Parliamentary Crime and Corruption Committee

The principal functions of the committee are:

• to monitor and review the performance of the functions of the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC);
• to report to Parliament on matters relevant to the CCC; and
• to participate in the selection of Commissioners of the CCC.

State Development Natural Resources and Agricultural Industry Development Committee

The State Development, Natural Resources and Agricultural Industry Development Committee was established by the Queensland Legislative Assembly on 15 February 2018 as a portfolio committee with responsibility for the following areas: State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning; Natural Resources, Mines and Energy; Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries.

Transport and Public Works Committee

The Transport and Public Works Committee was established by the Queensland Legislative Assembly on 15 February 2018 as a portfolio committee with responsibility for the following areas: Transport and Main Roads; Housing, Public Works, Digital Technology and Sport