Department of the Legislative Assembly, Northern Territory Government

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.

Membership

MemberElectorateParty
Mrs Kate Worden MLA (Chair)SandersonTerritory Labor
Mr Lawrence Costa MLAArafuraTerritory Labor
Mr Gary Higgins MLADalyCountry Liberal Party
Mr Terry Mills MLA (Deputy Chair)BlainTerritory Alliance
Mr Tony Sievers MLABrennanTerritory Labor
Mr Gerry Wood MLANelsonIndependent

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

Inquiries

Taxi Licensing  and Subleasing

Public Hearings on COVID-19 and Territory Finances

Reports

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 Briefing Schedule 29 March 2019 - Budget Repair
Public Briefing Transcript 29 March 2019 - Budget Repair

Public Hearing Schedule 14 May 2019 - Master Builders Fidelity Fund
Public Hearing Transcript 14 May 2019 - Master Builders Fidelity Fund

Public Briefing Schedule 17 September 2019 - Indigenous Participation on Construction Projects and Darwin Youth Justice Centre
Public Briefing Transcript 17 September 2019 - Indigenous Participation on Construction Projects
Public Briefing Transcript 17 September 2019 - Darwin Youth Justice Centre

Public Briefing Schedule 15 October 219 - Darwin Turf Club Grant
Public Briefing Transcript 15 October 2019 - Darwin Turf Club Grant

Public Briefing Schedule - 26 November 2019 - Arafura Games Costs
Public Briefing Transcript - 26 November 2019 - Arafura Games Costs
Answers to Questions taken on Notice

Public Hearing Schedule - 5 May 2020 - Northern Territory Fuel Prices
Public Hearing Transcript - 5 May 2020 - Northern Territory Fuel Prices
Answers to Questions Taken on Notice - Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 
Letter from Refuel Australia to the Chair of the Public Accounts Committee

Public Hearing Schedule - 30 April 2020 - COVID-19 and Territory Finances
Public Hearing Transcript - 30 April 2020 - COVID-19 and Territory Finances

Public Hearing Schedule - 28 May 2020 - COVID-19 and Territory Finances
Public Hearing Transcript - 28 May 2020 - COVID-19 and Territory Finances

Public Hearing Schedule - 18 June 2020 - COVID-19 and Territory Finances
Public Hearing Uncorrected Transcript - 18 June 2020 - COVID-19 and Territory Finances

Contact

Mr Russell Keith
First Clerk Assistant 
GPO Box 3721
DARWIN NT 0801
Telephone:  (08) 8946 1429
Email:  Contact

Last updated: 30 Jun 2020