Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration

Updated: 29 July 2013

Inquiry into the Citizen Initiated Referendum Bill 2013

On 14 March 2013, the Senate referred the Citizen Initiated Referendum Bill 2013 to the Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee for inquiry and report. The Bill proposes that eligible Australians be able to initiate legislation for introduction into the Parliament that provides for the holding of a referendum to alter the Constitution. The AEC provided the following submission.

Sub: 27
Date: 31 May 2013
Title: SSCFPA Submission

The Committee's report entitled "Citizen Initiated Referendum Bill 2013" was tabled on 24 June 2013.

Further detail on the Inquiry is available from the Parliament of Australia Inquiry website.

Inquiry into the Electoral and Referendum Amendment (How-to-Vote Cards and Other Measures) Bill 2010 and the Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Modernisation and Other Measures) Bill 2010

On 2 June 2010, the Senate jointly referred the Electoral and Referendum Amendment (How-to-Vote Cards and Other Measures) Bill 2010 and the Electoral and Referendum (Modernisation and Other Measures) Bill 2010 for inquiry and report. The AEC provided the following submission.

Sub: 3
Date: June 2010
Title: SSCFPA Submission

The Committee's report entitled "Electoral and Referendum Amendment (How-to-Vote Cards and Other Measures) Bill 2010, Electoral and Referendum Amendment (Modernisation and Other Measures) Bill 2010" was tabled on 17 June 2010.

Further detail on the Inquiry is available from the Parliament of Australia Inquiry website.