Parliamentary Standing Committee of Public Accounts

Members:

 
Legislative Council House of Assembly

Hon Ivan Dean MLC (Chair)
Hon Ruth Forrest MLC
Hon Josh Willie MLC


Mr David O'Byrne MP
Mr Nic Street MP
Mr John Tucker MP

Administration:

 

Secretary:

Ms Natasha Exel
Phone (03) 6212 2245
Email: pac@parliament.tas.gov.au

 

Guide to making a submission

Guide for witnesses

 

Legislation:

Public Accounts Committee Act 1970

Agreements:

Statement of Understanding Between Public Accounts Committee and the Auditor-General

Auditor-General's Gift Register Statement, July-Sept 2019

 

Current Inquiries

 

Inquiry into the Government's economic and health expenditure response to the COVID19 pandemic

 Terms of Reference
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Media release 4 August 2020 
Media release 26 August 2020 
Public hearings timetable 29 June 2020
Public hearings timetable 6 August 2020
Public hearings timetable 28 August 2020
Media release and hearings timetable 10 Sept 2020
Media release and hearings timetable 18 Sept 2020 
Media release and hearings timetable 23 Sept 2020  
Media release and hearings timetable 29 Sept 2020
Media release and hearings timetable 4 November 2020 
Media release 6 November 2020
Media release 26 November 2020
Media release and hearings timetable 3 February 2021
Media release and hearings timetable 5 March 2021


Submissions

1.  Matthew Cloudsdale
2.   Private witness
3.  Commissioner for Children & Young People
4.  Tasmanian Government
5.  Local Government Association of Tasmania
6.  Tasracing
7.  Shelter Tas
8.  Tasmanian Minerals Manufacuring and Energy Council
9.   Private witness
10. Tasmanian Constitution Society
11. Tas ICT
12. Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority
13. Public Health Association Australia
14. COTA Tasmania
15. Tasmanian Seafood Industry Council
16. TasPorts
17. Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association
18. TasNetworks
19. Hydro Tasmania
20. Private witness
21. TasCOSS |
22. Property Council of Tasmania
25. Karen Fry
26. Amanda Jessup 
27. Eloise Emmett
28. Paul Dimmick

 

2018-19 Work Program

Review of Auditor-General's Reports:

  • Quality of Metro Services
  • Compliance with the Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Plan
  • Motor Vehicle Fleet Management in Government Departments
  • Compliance with legislation
  • Provision of social housing

Review of Public Works Committee Reports:

  • Construction of Dunalley Primary School
  • George Town Hub
  • Colebrook Main Road, Richmond - Heavy Vehicle Link Road

Review of Tasmanian Government Fiscal Sustainability Report 2016

 

 

Transcripts

Monday 29 June 2020  
Thursday 6 August 2020
Friday 28 August 2020
Thursday 10 September 2020
Friday 18 September 2020
Wednesday 23 September 2020
Tuesday 29 September 2020
Monday 26 October 2020
Wednesday 4 November 2020 
Wednesday 3 February 2021
Friday 5 March 2021


Correspondence 

Tasracing response to Questions on Notice
Premier's response to Questions on Notice 21 August 2020 
Premier's response to Questions on Notice 5 August 2020
Minister for Health response to Questions 17 Sept 2020
TT-Line response to Questions 17 Sept 2020

Special Report

Report No. 40 - Failure of the Minister to agree to Publicly Release Documents

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transcript 19 November 2018
Transcript 30 October 2019

 


 

Committee Reports:


 2020

Final Report: Review of the Tasmanian Government Fiscal Sustainability Report 2016

Inquiry to examine the Office of the Ombudsman and Health Complaints Commissioner

Report N. 14  - Office of the Ombudsman and Health Complaints Commissioner

Terms of Reference

Submissions
1. Ombudsman
2. Minister for Justice

Correspondence
8 July 2019 - Attorney-General
15 July 2019 - Ombudsman
17 April 2020 - Attorney-General

Transcripts
Tues 23 July 2019
Thu 9 April 2020



 

 


2019

Review of Auditor-General's Reports:

Report No. 21 - Fraud control in Local Government

2018

Final Report

Report No. 6 - Review of Selected Public Works Committee Reports

Review of Public Works Committee Approved Projects 2012:

  • Road and bridge infrastructure
  • Three Capes Walk
  • North West Canver Centre and Department of Emergency Management
  • Prisons Infrastructure Redevelopment Program, Stage D1

2017

Review of the Public Accounts Committee Act 1970

Government response dated 21 March 2019

Report No. 34 of 2017 - Review of the Public Accounts Committee Act 1970, tabled 28 November 2017

Submissions

1. Mr D.J Morris
2. Tasmanian Audit Office
3. Department of Treasury and Finance
3.1 Letter of response to request of additional information
4. Clerk of the House
4.1 Clerk of the House - further submission
5. Mr M. Reed
5.1 Mr M. Reed - Clause Notes

Inquiry into the financial position and performance of Government owned energy entities

Report tabled 15 August 2017

Special Report No 4 of 2017 - Unauthorised disclosure of Committee deliberations

Special Report No. 5 of 2017 - Failure to comply with summons

Submissions

1. David Zani - Addtional information
2. Tasmanian Minerals and Energy Council
3. TasNetworks
4. Bill Fleming
5. Centre for Renewable Energy and Power Systems
6. Engineers Australia
7. Mervin Reed
8. Launceston Flood Authority
9. Hydro Tasmania
10. Tasmanian Renewable Energy Alliance
11. Tasmanian Greens
12. Hon Bryan Green MP, Labor Leader
14. Wells Economic Analysis
15. Government of Tasmania
16. Tasmanian Gas Pipeline


Report No. 3 - Annual Report 2016-17

2015

 

Other Reports:

Report No. 31 - Annual Report 2019-20
Report No. 17 - Annual Report 2018-19

Other Reports:

Report No. 5 - Annual Report 2017-18

Tasmanian Audit Office - Special Care Packages for Children in Out of Home Care - January 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transcripts

Monday 20 June 2016

Thursday 4 August 2016

Friday 5 August 2016

Monday 15 August 2016

Tuesday 30 August 2016

Thursday 1 September 2016

Friday 18 November 2016

Monday 21 November 2016



Annual Report 2014-15

 

Review of the Tasmanian Auditor-General's Report No. 10 of 2013-4: Government Radio Communications

 

Review of the Tasmanian Auditor-General's Special Report No. 95: Fraud Control

 

Government Funding of Australian Rules Community Football in Tasmania

 

Review of the Tasmanian Auditor-General's Special Reports No. 82 Head of Agency Contract Renewal and No. 84 Funding the Tasmanian Education Foundation

 

Report on the Community Support Levy

 

Report on Infrastructure Projects - Road Works


 


 

 

 



 

 
 

Archived Inquiries

2014

Review of the Tasmanian Auditor-General’s Office

2013

Inquiry into the RSPCA

Review of Special Report No.72 of the Auditor-General on Public Sector Performance Information

2012

Review of Public Works – May 2008 – March 2009 – Hazelwood Southern Support School


Review of Public Works – May 2008 – March 2009

Inquiry into the State's Public Account

2011

Kingston High School

 

 

2009

Inquiry into Efficiency and Effectiveness of Fox Eradication
(24 December 2009)


Terms of Reference
Report

 

 

2 November 2009
7 October 2009 – Jennings
 2 June 2009 – Oldfield, Whittington, Mooney, Johnston, Piggott
25 May 2009 – Obendorf, Evans, Whittington, Mooney, Johnston, Rist
14 August 2009 - Triggs, Peacock, Sarre, Berry
16 September 2009 - Evans, Johnston, Mooney, Whittington, Wells


Inquiry into Compliance with the Deed of Agreement,
Schedule 1 of the Gaming Control Act 1993.

Terms of Reference
Report – Tabled 17 November 2009
Transcript of Evidence – 11 November 2009 – R Nicholl, G Farrell
Transcript of Evidence – 10 March 2009  - D Challen

 

2008

Inquiry into Television Advertisements by the
Tasmanian Greens.

Terms of Reference
Report

 

 

Transcripts of Evidence - 2 April – Burton , Reeve, Foulston, Smith
Transcripts of Evidence - 11 April – Hudson, Ferrall, Putt
Transcripts of Evidence - 16 April – Wilson


Inquiry into Administration of Crown Lands
(Shack Sites).

Terms of Reference
Report
Government Response to the Report

Transcript of Evidence - 4 July 2007 - Llewellyn, Godfrey, Chappel
Transcript of Evidence - 15 August 07 Ulverstone Shack Sites
Transcript of Evidence - 16 August 07 Hobart - Shack Sites
Transcript of Evidence - 12 September 2007 - Connolly, Mason, Ebbs, Hine

 

2000

Inquiry into Certain Matters related to the Sale of the Trust Bank

Report