Media releases and speeches


This page has media releases from committees of the Tenth Assembly and the Speaker, as well as non-procedural speeches.

DateTitle
27 January 2022Inquiry into Racial Vilification in the ACT - Extension to submission deadline
25 January 2022Public Hearing with the Minister for Disability and Human Rights Commission into the Public Health Amendment Bill 2021 (No. 2)
21 January 2022Inquiry into the impact of revised speed limits in Civic—Petitions 31-21 and 38-21
17 January 2021Extension to Submission Deadline 13 May 2022 - Inquiry into the future of the working week
16 December 2021Extension of  submission deadline - Inquiry into Memorialisation through Public Commemoration
15 December 2021New inquiry on environmental volunteerism
14 December 2021Inquiry into Giralang shops
14 December 2021Have your say on the Voting Age
7 December 2021Call for Submissions on Public Health Amendment Bill 2021 (No 2)
7 December 2021Inquiry into Auditor-General Report: 7/2021 – Procurement Exemptions and Value for Money
2 December 2021Report tabled on the ACT Government’s COVID-19 pandemic response
30 November 2021Drugs of Dependence Committee tables report
29 November 2021Call for submissions: Inquiry into Auditor-General Report: 6/2021 – Teaching Quality in ACT Public Schools
23 November 2021Draft Variation to the Territory Plan No. 369: Living Infrastructure in Residential Zones
22 November 2021Invitation for Submissions to New Inquiry into Racial Vilification
19 November 2021Public hearing with Ministers for Police and Business on the COVID-19 pandemic response
17 November 2021Public hearing to review the pandemic’s effect on music and universities
3  November 2021Public hearing with Ministers for Education and Mental Health on the COVID-19 pandemic response
29 October 2021Health Minister to give evidence on the COVID-19 pandemic response
26 October 2021Inquiry into Auditor-General Report: 7/2021 – Procurement Exemptions and Value for Money
19 October 2021Inquiry into the ACT Auditor General report No. 6 of 2021: Teaching Quality in ACT Public Schools
13 October 2021Public hearings with industry and business groups on the COVID-19 response
11 October 2021Public hearing with Chief Minister on the COVID-19 pandemic response
6 October 2021Invitation for public submissions for the Inquiry into impact of revised speed limits in Civic - Petitions 31-21 and 38-21
1 October 2021Inquiry into Draft Variation to the Territory Plan No. 364 Gungahlin Town Centre
24 September 2021Public hearings on the COVID-19 pandemic response
23 September 2021Invitation for public submissions on the COVID-19 2021 pandemic response
22 September 2021Reporting date extended for Drugs of Dependence Committee
17 September 2021Inquiry into Road Transport (Safety and Traffic Management) Amendment Bill 2021 (No 2) and Road Transport Legislation Amendment Bill 2021
26 August 2021Extension of submission deadline - Inquiry into the future of the working week
5 August 2021Report on the 2020 Election
28 July 2021Inquiry into Auditor-General Report: 5/2021 – Management of Closed-Circuit Television Systems
28 July 2021Inquiry into Auditor-General Report: 3/2021 – Court Transport Unit Vehicle – Romeo 5
27 July 2021Parliamentary committee holding final hearings into Drugs of Dependence (Personal Use) Amendment Bill 2021
26 July 2021Inquiry into Carers Recognition Bill 2021
21 July 2021Public hearing to discuss Canberra’s needle and syringe program
13 July 2021Call for written submissions - Inquiry into memorialisation through public commemoration
8 July 2021First public hearings for drugs of dependence inquiry
7 July 2021Inquiry into Auditor-General Report: 5/2021 – Management of Closed-Circuit Television Systems
7 July 2021Inquiry into Auditor-General Report: 3/2021 – Court Transport Unit Vehicle – Romeo 5
6 July 2021Inquiry into Carers Recognition Bill 2021
6 July 2021Third hearing on renewable energy innovation inquiry
2 July 2021Inquiry into Draft Variation 364 – Gungahlin Town Centre
2 July 2021Inquiry into Road Transport (Safety and Traffic Management) Amendment Bill 2021 (No 2)
24 June 2021New inquiry on Community Corrections
17 June 2021Assembly Health Committee looks forward to hearing views on ACT health programs for children and young people
15 June 2021Release of Discussion paper and Call for written submissions – Inquiry into the future of the working week
15 June 2021Second hearing on renewable energy innovation inquiry
11 June 2021Drugs of Dependence (Personal Use) Amendment Bill 2021 - Online survey
10 June 2021Updated: Inquiry into Auditor-General Report: 1/2021 – Land Management Agreements - Public hearings
7 June 2021First hearing of renewable energy innovation inquiry
4 June 2021Inquiry into Auditor-General Report: 1/2021 – Land Management Agreements - Public hearings
4 June 2021Inquiry into Auditor-General Report: 6/2020 – Transfer of workers’ compensation arrangements from Comcare - Public hearings
1 June 2021Inquiry into Auditor-General Report: 1/2020 – Shared Services Delivery of HR and Finance Services - Public hearings
1 June 2021Inquiry into Draft Variation to the Territory Plan 364 – Gungahlin Town Centre - Calling for submissions
25 May 2021Second hearing on Election inquiry
20 May 2021Legislative Assembly Committee opens public survey on drugs of dependence
19 May 2021First hearing on Election inquiry
13 May 2021Inquiry into Draft Variation to the Territory Plan 364 – Gungahlin Town Centre
11 May 2021Inquiry into Auditor-General Report: 1/2021 – Land Management Agreements
11 May 2021Inquiry into Auditor-General Report: 6/2020 – Transfer of workers' compensation arrangements from Comcare
11 May 2021Inquiry into Auditor-General Report: 1/2020 – Shared Services Delivery of HR and Finance Services
5 May 2021Review of ACT health programs for children and young people - Date for submissions announced by Committee Chair, Johnathan Davis MLA
4 May 2021Inquiry into ACT school infrastructure – Extension to submission deadline
27 April 2021Renewable energy innovation in the ACT inquiry
13 April 2021Inquiry into Giralang Shops
7 April 2021Inquiries into the Annual and Financial Reports 2019-2020 and Appropriation Bill 2020-2021
30 March 2021Report on Justice and Community Safety
30 March 2021Review of ACT Health programs for children and young people
25 March 2021Drugs of Dependence (Personal Use) Amendment Bill 2021 — new Assembly Select Committee
16 March 2021Inquiry into Draft Variation 365: Housing Choices – Co-Housing and Boarding House
12 March 2021Inquiry into Giralang Shops
1 March 2021Renewable energy innovation in the ACT: new inquiry
24 February 2021More time to participate in 2020 Election inquiry
10 February 2021Assembly Health and Community Wellbeing Committee to conduct an inquiry on matters relating to the alcohol, tobacco and other drug service sector and drug harm reduction efforts
3 February 2021New inquiry into the management of school infrastructure
1 February 2021New inquiry into the ACT Election in 2020

Past media releases from Committees.

DateTitle
22 April 2020Speaker  appoints integrity commissioner
26 March 2020Assembly focusing on critical business during COVID-19 pandemic
23 March 2020Closure of public galleries at the Assembly
26 November 2019Assembly awards for emerging artists announced
10 May 2019Assembly thanks Ngunnawal women for gift of possum-skin cloak
9 May 2019Cameral II artwork, a reflection of the Assembly and the community
5 February 2019New Auditor-General, Michael Harris, to commence this week
27 November 2018Speaker announces Assembly prize for art
19 October 2018 Speaker announces appointment of independent legal arbiter
6 August 2018 Farewell for ACT Auditor-General, Dr Maxine Cooper
27 November 2017 Speaker announces Legislative Assembly art prizes
19 June 2017 Speaker announces decision of independent legal arbiter
25 November 2016 Speaker announces Legislative Assembly art prizes PDF (411.6 KB)
25 October 2016 Speaker welcomes new MLAs PDF (352.3 KB)
23 September 2016 Clerk of the Assembly is interviewed on Radio 1RPH about upcoming changes to the Assembly (MP3 7 MB)
8 June 2016 Auditor General gets 'thumbs up' in strategic review PDF (426.7 KB) Read report (PDF 3.9 MB)
15 March 2016 Speaker Dunne celebrates Commonwealth Day PDF (384.4 KB)
15 March 2016 Commonwealth Day message from Her Majesty the Queen
17 September 2015 Special event: Assembly Open Day 2015 PDF (143.5 KB)
6 August 2015 Plain speaking in the Assembly PDF (379.2 KB)
31 March 2015 Honouring the Battles of Villers-Bretonneux PDF (533.3 KB)
26 March 2015 Phil Green to continue as ACT Electoral Commissioner PDF (477 KB)
10 March 2015 Celebrating Commonwealth Day with your Assembly PDF (375.8 KB)
10 March 2015 Her Majesty The Queen's Commonwealth Day message
5 February 2015 In the business of democracy - statistics from the 2014 sitting year PDF (521.3 KB)
4 December 2014 ACT Lobbyist register - another ACT first PDF (317 KB)
4 December 2014 Speaker's art awards PDF (430.3 KB)
26 November 2014 Speaker congratulates ACT artists PDF (298 KB)
6 August 2014 Independent Budget Process an ACT First PDF (289 KB)
8 July 2014 Officers of the Legislative Assembly Sworn In PDF (314.1 KB)
18 March 2014 'Team Commonwealth' - Celebrating the importance of our communities PDF (395.2 KB)
18 March 2014 Speaker's welcome - Commonwealth Day reception PDF (356.2 KB)
10 March 2014 Her Majesty The Queen's Commonwealth Day message
14 February 2014 Legislative Assembly appoints Commissioner for Standards PDF (307 KB)
4 December 2013 Canberra's Great Centenary Tapestry now at ACT Legislative Assembly  HTML PDF (340 KB)
29 November 2013 Speaker announces Legislative Assembly prizes for art PDF (464.8 KB)
13 November 2013 New work with old links - Cyclorama quilt now at Legislative Assembly PDF (773.2 KB)
5 March 2013 Graduate visual artists win emerging artists awards PDF (74.9 KB)