1001.0 - Annual Report - ABS Annual Report, 2002-03  
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Contents >> Section 6 - Appendixes >> Appendix 12 - Inquiries by Parliamentary Committees and Reports by the Auditor General

Listed below are inquiries by Parliamentary Committees which involved the ABS during 2002-03.

Parliamentary Committees

    Senate Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Committee: Inquiry into the Role of Libraries in an Online Environment

    In August 2002, the ABS provided a submission to the Committee on the Library Extension Program.

    The Committee is due to report in August 2003.

    House of Representatives Standing Committee on Ageing

    In November 2002, the ABS gave a presentation to the Committee covering basic population demographics and the range of ABS information available on ageing related issues. The National Ageing Statistics Unit subsequently provided the Committee with additional information, including publications and articles of interest.

    Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit: Management of Integrity of Electronic Information in the Commonwealth

    In December 2002, the ABS provided a submission to the Committee. The ABS also appeared before the Committee in March 2003. Further information was provided in May 2003.

    Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee: Inquiry into the Progress Towards National Reconciliation

    In May 2003, the ABS provided a briefing to the Committee. This was followed by the provision of additional information in response to questions on notice asked by the Committee.

    The Committee is due to report in August 2003.

Reports by the Auditor General
    There were no adverse reports or comments made by the Auditor General during 2002-03.

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