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Inquiry Name:

Statutory Office Holder Hearings (2008 - 2013)

Date Commenced:02/28/2008
Date Ended:12/14/2012
Inquiry Status:Past

Committee Name:

Public Administration Committee

House:Legislative Council

Members Conducting Inquiry
Members:Hon. Maxwell (Max) Wayne Trenorden MLC
Hon. Jonathan (Jon) Robert Ford MLC
Hon. Kenneth (Ken) Charles Baston MLC
Hon. James (Jim) Edward Chown MLC
Hon. Edmund (Ed) Rupert Joseph Dermer MLC

Staff Members: Ms Susan O'Brien, LLB, B Juris (Advisory Officer (Legal))
Ms Margaret Liveris, Dip Pub Admin (Committee Clerk)

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Terms of Reference:A function of the Public Administration Committee, as stated in its terms of reference, is to consult regularly with various Western Australian statutory office holders. These consultations, in the form of hearings, provide an opportunity for the statutory office holder and the Committee to discuss any issue of concern and to further explore issues raised by statutory office holders in their reports to Parliament.

Important Information

Legislative Council Guide to Making Submissions to a Parliamentary Committee

Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the
Legislative Council Committee Rooms Ground Floor, 18-32 Parliament Place, West Perth

Hearing Dates:






Broadcasted In


05/16/201210:00 AMOffice of the Information Commissioner
05/16/201211:00 AMOmbudsman Western Australia


Related Written Submissions:

No documents found

Related Transcripts of Evidence:

• Evidence by Dr Ruth Shean (Commissioner for Public Sector Standards) on 25/06/2008
• Evidence by Mr Colin Murphy (Auditor General) on 24 July 2009 on 24/07/2009
• Evidence by Mr Chris Field (Parliamentary Commissioner for Administrative Investigations, Western Australian Ombudsman) on 24 July 2009 on 24/07/2009
• Evidence by Mr Sven Bluemmel (Information Commissioner) on 24 July 2009 on 24/07/2009
• Evidence by Mr Malcolm Wauchope (Public Sector Commissioner, Office of the Public Sector Commissioner) on 24 July 2009 on 24/07/2009
• Evidence by Mr Sven Bluemmel, Information Commissioner, Office of the Information Commissioner on 16/05/2012
• Evidence by Mr Chris Field (Ombudsman), Mrs Mary White (Principal Assistant Ombudsman, Strategic Services, Ombudsman Western Australia) on 16/05/2012

Related Reports:

• Report No 7 - Annual Report 2007 (13 May 2008)

Related Documents/Response to Questions on Notice: