ACT Legislative Assembly


Publications

Select from the list below to access a range of publications written by Members and staff of the Office of the Legislative Assembly.

Corporate

Date Document Name PDF Word Description
24/08/2017 Hansard Style Manual 2017 PDF
(1.6 MB)
Word (549.6 KB) This style manual sets out the principles of usage and style to be followed by Hansard editors to produce chamber and committee transcripts for the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory.
08/08/2017 Public Interest Disclosure Procedure PDF
(1.1 MB)
Word (509.5 KB) This document provides information about reporting serious or systemic wrongdoing (referred to as ‘disclosable conduct’) in an ACT public sector entity or Legislative Assembly entity.
27/10/2016 Members Guide PDF
(1.1 MB)
Word (1.3 MB) Guide to services, facilities and entitlements for non-executive members and their staff, as at October 2016
15/05/2015 2015-2017 Strategic Plan PDF
(213.5 KB)
Word (123.8 KB) This plan set the strategic direction for the Office of the Legislative Assembly until 2017.
12/05/2015 Human Resources Privacy Statement 2015 PDF
(936.3 KB)
Word (421.0 KB) Human Resources Privacy Statement
01/05/2015 Privacy Policy 2015 PDF
(286.9 KB)
Word (395.8 KB) This policy details how the Office of the Legislative Assembly manages personal information
20/01/2015 Records & Information Management - Program 2014 PDF
(739.9 KB)
Word (779.5 KB) An overview of the Office of the Legislative Assembly’s Records and Information Management Program which details the organisation’s compliance with the Territory Records Act 2002 and subsequent Standards.

Independent reports

Date Document Name PDF Word Description
30/06/2016 Ombudsman reports PDF
(2.1 MB)
Ombudsman quarterly complaint and investigation statistics, annual statistics for 2015-2016
08/06/2016 2016 Strategic review of the ACT Auditor General PDF
(3.9 MB)
Report on the Strategic Review of the Auditor-General 2016 undertaken by Mr Des Pearson AO, tabled in the Legislative Assembly by the Speaker, Vicki Dunne MLA, on 8 June 2016
2015 02 Report on the Implementation of the Latimer House Principles in the Australian Capital Territory PDF
(498.1 KB)

Papers

Date Document Name PDF Word Description
14/08/2017 Decoding the code: applying the CPA code of conduct benchmarks to the Legislative Assembly for the ACT PDF
(902.2 KB)
Word (84.7 KB) This paper was presented by Tom Duncan, Clerk, at the 48th Presiding Officers and Clerk's conference, Sydney, 2017. It examines how the code of conduct for members of the Legislative Assembly for the ACT, and other relevant instruments and arrangements, compare to the recommended benchmarks.
01/12/2016 Ethical governance: accountability, transparency and responsibility in parliaments PDF
(902.5 KB)
Word (226.8 KB) A paper presented by Tom Duncan, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly for the ACT, to the 35th CPA Australia and Pacific regional conference. Cook Islands, 2016
10/07/2015 Officers of the Legislative Assembly PDF
(673.9 KB)
Word (57.2 KB) A paper presented by Vicki Dunne MLA, Speaker of the ACT Legislative Assembly, to the 46th Presiding Officers and Clerks' Conference, Hobart, 2015
10/07/2015 Parliament and the numbers PDF
(669.9 KB)
Word (64.3 KB) A paper presented by Tom Duncan, the Clerk of the ACT Legislative Assembly, to the 46th Presiding Officers and Clerks' Conference, Hobart, 2015
01/07/2014 Parliamentary integrity: an oxymoron? PDF
(304.7 KB)
Word (213.5 KB) A paper presented by Vicki Dunne MLA, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of the Australian Capital Territory, to the 45th Presiding Officers and Clerks Conference, Samoa, July 2014
30/06/2013 Ten Measures of a Healthy Parliament PDF
(1.3 MB)
Word (138.5 KB) A paper presented by Tom Duncan, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of the Australian Capital Territory, to the 44th Presiding Officers and Clerks Conference, Canberra, 2013
07/07/2012 Reviewing the Latimer house Principles - The ACT Experience PDF
(220.5 KB)
Word (156.4 KB) A paper presented by John Hargreaves MLA, Assistant Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of the Australian Capital Territory, to the 43rd Presiding Officers and Clerks Conference, Solomon Islands, 2012
07/07/2012 Enshrining Independence - the Establishment of the office of the Legislative Assembly PDF
(208.0 KB)
A paper presented by Tom Duncan, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of the Australian Capital Territory, to the 43rd Presiding Officers and Clerks Conference, Solomon Islands 2012
01/07/2011 Question time in Australian Parliaments PDF
(169.9 KB)
Word (199.4 KB) A paper presented by Tom Duncan, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of the Australian Capital Territory, to the 42nd Presiding Officers and Clerks Conference, Brisbane 2011
08/07/2010 Enhancing scrutiny in question time - new practices for questions without notice in the ACT Legislative Assembly PDF
(75.9 KB)
Word (139.0 KB) A paper presented by Shane Rattenbury MLA, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of the Australian Capital Territory, to the 41st Presiding Officers and Clerks Conference, Darwin July 2010
07/07/2009 Towards an environmentally sustainable parliamentary building PDF
(124.9 KB)
Word (145.5 KB) A paper presented by Tom Duncan, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of the Australian Capital Territory, to the 40th Presiding Officers and Clerks Conference,Kiribati 2009
01/07/2004 Benchmarking and measuring Parliament's performance PDF
(1.5 MB)
A paper presented by Tom Duncan, Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of the Australian Capital Territory, to the 35th Presiding Officers and Clerks Conference, Melbourne 2004

Parliamentary statistics

Date Document Name PDF Word Description
31/12/2015 Parliamentary performance report card 2015 PDF
(92.9 KB)
Word (50.1 KB) Ten parliamentary performance measures in the categories of legislating, scrutiny and representation for the Legislative Assembly in 2015
31/12/2014 Parliamentary performance report card 2014 PDF
(92.6 KB)
Word (47.4 KB) Ten parliamentary performance measures in the categories of legislating, scrutiny and representation for the Legislative Assembly in 2014
31/12/2013 Parliamentary performance report card 2013 PDF
(93.2 KB)
Word (47.4 KB) Ten parliamentary performance measures in the categories of legislating, scrutiny and representation for the Legislative Assembly in 2013
31/12/2012 Parliamentary performance report card 2012 PDF
(93.1 KB)
Word (46.6 KB) Ten parliamentary performance measures in the categories of legislating, scrutiny and representation for the Legislative Assembly in 2012

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