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30 September 2022: Inquiry into the Appointment of the Former Prime Minister to Administer Multiple Departments

Former High Court Justice the Hon Virginia Bell AC is leading an inquiry into the appointment of the former Prime Minister, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, to multiple ministries.

The inquiry will examine the implications arising from the ministerial appointments on the accountability of the executive to the Parliament, as well as recommend any procedural or legislative changes to provide greater transparency and accountability. The inquiry’s full terms of reference are here.

If you wish to make a submission to the inquiry, please follow the instructions on the inquiry’s website. The deadline for public submissions is 5:00 PM AEST on 30 September 2022 and Ms Bell will report her findings to the Prime Minister by Friday 25 November 2022.