Department of the Legislative Assembly

Social Policy Scrutiny Committee

Membership - Terms of Reference - Media ReleasesInquiries - Annual Reports -  Contact

The role of the Social Policy Scrutiny Committee is to:

  • inquire into and report on any matter within its subject area referred to it by the Assembly, a Minister or on its own motion; and
  • examine any Bill referred to it by the Assembly and determine whether the Assembly should pass the Bill or amend the Bill and whether the Bill has sufficient regard to the rights and liberties of individuals and the institution of Parliament.


Ms Ngaree Ah Kit MLA (Chair)KaramaTerritory Labor
Mrs Lia Finocchiaro MLASpillettCountry Liberals
Mrs Robyn Lambley MLA (Deputy Chair)AraluenIndependent
Ms Sandra Nelson MLAKatherineTerritory Labor
Mr Chansey Paech MLANamatjiraTerritory Labor

Terms of Reference

Terms of Reference for the Social Policy Scrutiny Committee

Media Releases

Bills referred in October 2017
Tabling of Annual Report 2017-2018, 15 August 2018 


Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Bill

Misuse of Drugs Amendment Bill

Parks and Wildlife Commission Amendment Bill

Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (Consequential and Related Amendments) Bill

Criminal Code Amendment (Intimate Images) Bill

Adoption of Children Legislation Amendment (Equality) Bill

Domestic and Family Violence Amendment (Information Sharing) Bill

Animal Protection Bill

Monitoring of Places of Detention (Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture) Bill

Interpretation Legislation Amendment Bill

Electoral Amendment Bill 2018

Northern Territory Environment Protection Authority Amendment Bill 2018

Nuclear Waste Transport, Storage and Disposal (Prohibition) Amendment Bill 2018

Health Practitioner Regulation (National Uniform Legislation) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

Criminal Code Amendment Bill 2018

Health Services Amendment Bill 2018

Electoral Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

Public Information Legislation Amendment Bill 2018

Annual Reports

Annual Report 2017 - 2018, 15 August 2018
Associated Minutes of Proceedings


Ms Julia Knight
Committee Secretary
GPO Box 3721
Telephone:  (08) 8901 4149
Email: Contact

Last updated: 14 Dec 2018