Department of the Legislative Assembly, Northern Territory Government

Public Accounts Committee

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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 1995 and the Audit Act 1995;
  • 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
  • consider whether petitions referred to it by the Assembly should be debated.


Mr Joel Bowden MLA  (Chair)JohnstonTerritory Labor
Mr Lawrence Costa MLA (Deputy Chair)ArafuraTerritory Labor
Mrs Robyn Lambley MLAAraluenIndependent
Mr Brent Potter MLAFannie BayTerritory Labor
Mr Bill Yan MLANamatjiraCountry Liberals

Terms of Reference

Committee's Terms of Reference


Inquiry into Local Decision Making


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


Mr Russell Keith
First Clerk Assistant and Committee Secretary
GPO Box 3721
Telephone: (08) 8946 1429

Last updated: 07 Sep 2022