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Former Committees

Agriculture, Resources and Environment Committee

The Agriculture, Resources and Environment Committee was established by the Queensland Legislative Assembly on 18 May 2012 as a portfolio committee with responsibility for the following portfolios: Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry; Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Minister for Natural Resources and Mines.

Broadcast of Parliament Select Committee

The Broadcast of Parliament Select Committee reported to the Legislative Assembly on 30 May 2008 and was subsequently disbanded.

Committee of Subordinate Legislation

The Committee of Subordinate Legislation which was established in 1975 and was responsible for scrutinising all subordinate legislation. It was replaced by the current Scrutiny of Legislation Committee.

Committee System Review Committee

The Review of the Parliamentary Committee System Committee is a select committee established by resolution of the House on 25 February 2010. The committee is to conduct an inquiry and report on how the Parliamentary oversight of legislation could be enhanced and how the existing Parliamentary Committee system could be strengthened to enhance accountability.

Community Affairs Committee

The Committee is a portfolio committee of the Legislative Assembly with the following areas of responsibility: Child Safety; Youth Justice; Community Services; Multicultural Affairs; Housing; Women; Sport; and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs.

Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee

The Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee was established by the Queensland Legislative Assembly on 27 March 2015 as a portfolio committee with responsibility for the following areas: Communities, Women, Youth, Child Safety and Multicultural Affairs; Domestic and Family Violence Prevention; and Disability Services and Seniors.

Education and Innovation Committee

The Education and Innovation Committee was established by the Queensland Legislative Assembly on 18 May 2012. The Committee is a portfolio committee of the Legislative Assembly, consisting of both government and non-government members. It has the following areas of responsibility: Department of Education, Training and Employment; and Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation.

Economic Development Committee

The Economic Development Committee will monitor and report on issues in the policy areas of employment, infrastructure, transport, trade, industry development, agriculture and tourism.

Environment, Agriculture, Resources and Energy Committee

The committee is a portfolio committee of the Legislative Assembly with the following areas of responsibility: Energy and Water Utilities; Main Roads, Fisheries and Marine Infrastructure; Agriculture, Food and Regional Economies; Employment, Skills and Mining; and Environment and Resource Management.

Environment and Resources Committee

The Environment and Resources Committee is a select committee established by resolution of the House on 23 April 2009 to monitor and report on environmental protection, climate change, land management, water security and energy.

Health and Community Services Committee

The committee is a portfolio committee of the Legislative Assembly with the following areas of responsibility: Health, Child Safety, Disability Services, National Parks, Recreation, Sport, Racing, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Multicultural Affairs.

Health and Disabilities Committee

The committee is a portfolio committee of the Legislative Assembly with the following areas of responsibility: Health; Mental Health; and Disabilities.

Health Quality and Complaints Commission Select Committee

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

Impact of Petrol Pricing Select Committee

The Impact of Petrol Pricing Select Committee reported to the Queensland Parliament on Tuesday, 4 April 2006 and was subsequently disbanded.

Industry, Education, Training and Industrial Relations Committee

The committee is a portfolio committee of the Legislative Assembly with the following areas of responsibility: Tourism; Manufacturing; Small Business; State Development and Trade; Coordinator-General; Education; Employment; Skills and Training; Workplace Health and Safety; Industrial Relations; and Retail.

Investigation into Altruistic Surrogacy Committee

The Investigation into Altruistic Surrogacy Committee reported to the Legislative Assembly on 8 October 2008 and was subsequently disbanded.

Law, Justice and Safety Committee (formerly the Legal, Constitutional and Administrative Review Committee)

The Law, Justice and Safety Committee (LJSC) is a committee of the Queensland Parliament with a broad range of law reform responsibilities.

Legal Affairs, Police, Corrective Services and Emergency Services Committee

The committee is a portfolio committee of the Legislative Assembly with the following areas of responsibility: Department of Justice and Attorney-General (excluding Industrial Relations); Department of Police; and Department of Community Safety.

Palm Island Select Committee

The Palm Island Select Committee reported to the Queensland Parliament on Thursday, 25 August 2005.

Parliamentary Committee for Electoral and Administrative Review

The primary role of the former Parliamentary Committee for Electoral and Administrative Review (PCEAR) was to monitor and review the work of the Electoral and Administrative Review Commission (EARC).

Public Accounts Committee

On 19 May 2009, a bill was passed in the House amending the Parliament Of Queensland Act 2001 to merge the Public Accounts Committee and the Public Works Committee into a single committee entitled the Public Accounts and Public Works Committee.

Public Accounts and Public Works Committee

This committee has the following areas of responsibility:

• the assessment of the integrity, economy, efficiency and effectiveness of government financial management;
• works (public works) undertaken by an entity that is a constructing authority for the works if the committee decides to consider the works; and
• any major government owned corporation works if the committee decides to consider the works.

Public Works Committee

On 19 May 2009, a bill was passed in the House amending the Parliament Of Queensland Act 2001 to merge the Public Accounts Committee and the Public Works Committee into a single committee entitled the Public Accounts and Public Works Committee.

Review of Organ and Tissue Donation Procedures Select Committee

The Review of Organ and Tissue Donation Procedures Select Committee reported to the Legislative Assembly on 28 October 2008 and was subsequently disbanded.

Scrutiny of Legislation Committee

The Scrutiny of Legislation Committee's area of responsibility as set out in the Parliament of Queensland Act 2001 is to consider:

• the application of fundamental legislative principles to particular Bills and subordinate legislation; and
• the lawfulness of particular subordinate legislation

by examining all Bills and subordinate legislation.

Select Committee on Ethics

The Select Committee on Ethics was established by the Queensland Legislative Assembly on 21 November 2013.

Select Committee on the Consequences of Changing Political Status

The Parliament was dissolved on 13 January 2004 and the committee was therefore unable to finalise its report. As the Bill (Parliament of Queensland (Change of Political Status) Bill 2003) which was the subject of the inquiry had not been passed, it lapsed.

Select Committee on Parliamentary Entitlements

The Select Committee on Parliamentary Entitlements was established by the Legislative Assembly in 1998 in order to review entitlements provided to members of Parliament.

Select Committee on Procedural Review

The first Select Committee on Procedural Review reported to the Parliament on 9 July 1996. The second Select Committee on Procedural Review reported to the Legislative Assembly on 23 April 1998.

Social Development Committee

The Social Development Committee was a select committee established by resolution of the House on 23rd April 2009 to monitor and report on issues in the policy areas of health, education and training, social welfare services, community development, housing, child safety, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy. The Social Development Committee ceased to exist on 16 June 2011.

Speaker's Advisory Committee

The Speaker’s Advisory Committee is established under the Parliamentary Service Act 1988. The committee advises the Speaker on issues arising under the Parliamentary Service Act 1988 referred to it by the Speaker.

State Development, Infrastructure and Industry Committee

The State Development, Infrastructure and Industry Committee was established by the Queensland Legislative Assembly on 18 May 2012. The committee has responsibility for examining Appropriation Bills, other proposed legislation, and public accounts and public works within the following portfolio areas: State Development, Infrastructure and Planning; Energy and Water Supply; Tourism; Major Events; Small Business; and Commonwealth Games.

Standing Orders Committee

Standing Orders govern the conduct of business of the Legislative Assembly and its committees.

The Standing Orders Committee is responsible for all matters concerning the Standing Orders including any additions or alterations in relation to the practice and procedures of the House.

Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee

The Transport, Housing and Local Government Committee was established by the Queensland Legislative Assembly on 18 May 2012. The committee is a portfolio committee of the Legislative Assembly with the following areas of responsibility: Transport; Main Roads; Housing; Public Works; Local Government; Community Recovery and Resilience.

Transport and Local Government Committee

The committee is a portfolio committee of the Legislative Assembly with the following areas of responsibility: Transport; Main Roads; Marine Infrastructure; Infrastructure; Local Government; and Building industry.

Travelsafe Committee

The Travelsafe Committee was disbanded upon the dissolution of the 52nd Parliament on 23 February 2009.