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Phil Green to continue as ACT Electoral Commissioner

26 March 2015

After a merit-based recruitment process the Electoral Commissioner, Phil Green, has been re-appointed for a term of five years.

Vicki Dunne MLA, Speaker of the ACT Legislative Assembly, made the appointment on behalf of the Assembly.

“The Electoral Commissioner is independent of government as an officer of the Assembly under the Electoral Act 1992 after amendments that were made to the Act last year,” Mrs Dunne said. “This is the first time the Speaker has overseen the recruitment and appointment process.”

The complete media release can be found here.

New senator for the ACT

A new senator has been chosen for the ACT. The ACT Legislative Assembly has chosen Katy Gallagher to fill the vacant ACT Senate position caused by the resignation of the Hon Kate Lundy.

In your Assembly

It's a sitting week at your Assembly from Tuesday to Thursday. The Daily Program is available every morning from 9:00. Sitting starts at 10:00. Come watch proceedings from the public gallery or live online.

In Committees

A new inquiry into quarterly reporting on the 'Mr Fluffy' Buyback Scheme has been announced.

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Interested in parliaments and how they work? See our video section and new clip on the role of the Clerk. More will follow...

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