Parliamentary Process

How to Lobby your MPs
Civil Society / Community Engagement / Parliamentary Process / Winter 2014

How to Lobby your MPs

Recent media reports suggest the more money you have the more access you have to decision makers. We also have governments with very conservative agendas at a State and Federal level, which poses challenges for those pursuing a more progressive agenda. The key lies in being prepared writes Alex Greenwich MP.

Autumn 2014 / Housing / Parliamentary Process

Two houses colliding

To help understand the Planning Bill amendments and the uncertainty at the time of writing below we have explained how legislation is made in the NSW parliament which is made up of The Legislative Assembly (the lower house) and The Legislative Council (the upper house).

Source: Auditor General's Report "Making the Best Use of Public Housing" page 12
Autumn 2014 / Housing / Parliamentary Process

Audit report key for housing inquiry

The Auditor General’s report “Making the Best Use of Public Housing” raises key issues to be considered by the NSW Housing Inquiry and by those making submissions.

Resources are available on the parliament website to help make a submission
Autumn 2014 / Housing / Parliamentary Process

Select Committee on Social, Public and Affordable Housing

The NSW Upper House Inquiry into Social, Public and Affordable Housing will consider many housing issues. Here you will find the Terms of Reference for the Inquiry and details on how to make a submission.