Assembly Liaison

The legislative program of the Government must be progressed through the Legislative Assembly. The Assembly Liaison team provides administrative support to Cabinet and the Manager of Government Business, in the management of the Government's parliamentary agenda.

The website of the Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory has more information on the legislature in the Australian Capital Territory.

The Australian Capital Territory Parliamentary Counsel's Office maintains the ACT Legislation Register.

Assembly Business

The Chief Minister and Treasury Directorate works with all ACT Government agencies to ensure the presentation of legislation, Government Responses and other Government Business (including tabling papers) in the Assembly.

The Legislative Assembly website provides a record of all business brought by the Government.

The Legislation Handbook [PDF PDF 405.7KB] provides guidance to ACT officials tasked with preparing legislation for presentation.

Handbook for ACT Government Officials on Participation in Assembly and other Inquiries

This Handbook applies primarily to officials required to prepare submissions and give oral evidence to ACT Legislative Assembly committees.

Handbook for ACT Government Officials on Participation in Assembly and other Inquiries [PDF PDF  302KB]

Guidelines for Responding to performance audit reports by the Auditor-General

Auditor-General Guidelines [pdf iconPDF 217KB ] [word iconDOCX 95KB]

The Government has recently conducted a review of its processes for responding to audit reports by the Auditor-General.

The Guidelines have been updated to reflect the outcomes of this review, including associated changes to the Auditor-General Act 1996 and the Standing Orders of the Legislative Assembly.

For further information or advice, please contact the Government Business Coordination unit.