Department of the Legislative Assembly

Public Accounts Committee

Membership - Terms of Reference - Media ReleasesInquiriesReports - Public HearingsContact

The role of the Public Accounts Committee is to:

  • examine the accounts of the receipts and expenditure of the Northern Territory and each statement and report tabled in the Legislative Assembly pursuant to the Financial Management Act and the Audit Act;
  • inquire into and report on any matters within the executive authority of Ministers of the Territory which the Committee is of the opinion should be brought to the attention of the Assembly; and
  • examine the reports by statutory bodies tabled in the Assembly, including recommendations of the Electoral Commissioner; and
  • examine all subordinate legislation and report to the Assembly if it considers the subordinate legislation should be disallowed.


Ms Sandra Nelson MLAKatherineTerritory Labor
Mrs Lia Finocchiaro MLASpillettCountry Liberals
Mr Terry Mills MLA (Deputy Chair)BlainIndependent
Mr Tony Sievers MLABrennanTerritory Labor
Mr Gerry Wood MLANelsonIndependent
Mrs Kate Worden MLA SandersonTerritory Labor

Terms of Reference

Terms of Reference for the Public Accounts Committee

Media Releases

Public Hearing 21 March 2017
2016-17 Annual Report 25 August 2017


Taxi Licensing  and Subleasing


A list of all Public Accounts Committee reports can be found here

Public Hearings

Public Hearing Schedule 21 March 2017- Palmerston Regional Hospital 
Public Hearing Transcript 21 March 2017 - Palmerston Regional Hospital
Answer to Question on Notice by Mr Kalimnios, dated 5 April 2017Answer to Question on Notice by Mr Tennant, dated 3 May 2017

Public Briefing Schedule 23 November 2017 - Warren Park and Room to Breathe
Public Briefing Transcript 23 November 2017 - Warren Park project
Public Briefing Transcript 23 November 2017 - Room to Breathe program

Public Briefing Schedule 3 May 2018 - Berrimah Farm Redevelopment
Public Briefing Transcript 3 May 2018 - Berrimah Farm Redevelopment

Public Hearing Schedule 12 March 2019 - Budget Repair


Mr Russell Keith
First Clerk Assistant 
GPO Box 3721
Telephone:  (08) 8946 1429
Email:  Contact

Last updated: 21 Feb 2019