Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1998 Week 1 Hansard (28 April) . . Page.. 38 ..
MR OSBORNE (11.42): I seek leave to move together two motions concerning the appointment of standing and select committees. These motions establish a Standing Committee for the Chief Minister's Portfolio, whose work will include the work of a Public Accounts Committee; a Standing Committee on Health and Community Care; a Standing Committee on Justice and Community Safety, whose work will include the work of a Scrutiny of Bills and Subordinate Legislation Committee; a Standing Committee on Urban Services; a Standing Committee on Education; and a Select Committee on the Report of the Review of Governance of the Australian Capital Territory.
MR OSBORNE: I move:
General Purpose Standing Committees
(1) The following general purpose standing committees be established to inquire into and report on matters referred to them by the Assembly or, after the Assembly[Otilde]s endorsement, matters that are considered by the committee to be of concern to the community:
(a) a Standing Committee for the Chief Minister[Otilde]s Portfolio to examine matters related to the portfolio of the Chief Minister including government coordination of business services, inter-government relations, public sector administration, workplace relations and employment, government strategic priorities, business development, tourism, communications, information technology and multimedia, arts and cultural services, audit, fiscal and economic policy, taxation and revenue, competition policy, government business enterprise policy and monitoring, and any other matter under the responsibility of the portfolio Minister;
(b) a Standing Committee on Health and Community Care to examine matters related to health and community care policy, planning and purchasing acute, community health and population health services, hospitals, and any other matter under the responsibility of the portfolio Minister;