As a Member of the
Legislative Council, Ann is also a member of several
Parliamentary Committees, including:
Statutory Authorities Review Committee
Select Committee Inquiry into the Termination of the
Select Committee Inquiry into Disability Access to the
When an issue arises that requires further scrutiny by
Parliament, a Member of Parliament can move a Motion to
establish either a
Select Committee inquiry or to refer the issue to a
Whereas a Select Committee is solely established to inquire
into one specific issue and dissolves when the Committee
completes its report, a Standing Committee is a
permanent committee that holds many con-current
inquiries into a issues within its purview.
One example of a Standing Committee that Ann is a member of
is the Statutory Authorities Review Committee, which has
purview over all Statutory Authorities such as the Housing
Trust or WorkCover. Ann was appointed to
the Statutory Authorities Review Committee in November 2007 and
since that time has participated in inquiries into the:
Ann was also a member of the Legislative Review Committee
from May 2006 to November 2007.
Following numerous complaints of mistreatment and abuse of
process, in 2007 Ann established a Select Committee inquiry into
Families SA which is due to report later this year.
Since being elected, Ann has also been a member of several
other Select Committees, including:
To learn more about Committees or to make
contact with the Secretary of a particular Committee, please
Parliament of South Australia website.