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Last week in Parliament  

2–5 March 2015

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Bills initiated in the House

The following Bills were initiated:

New inquiries of House Committees

No new Committee inquiries were announced.

Reports of House Committees

The following new Committee reports were tabled:

Selection Committee

SENATE

Bills initiated in the Senate

The following Bills were initiated:

New inquiries of Senate Committees

The following new inquiries were announced:

Economics Legislation Committee

Economics References Committee

Education and Employment Legislation Committee

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

Finance and Public Administration References Committee

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Reports of Senate Committees

The following new Committee reports were tabled:

Scrutiny of Bills Committee

Selection of Bills Committee

Education and Employment References Committee

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

Regulations and Ordinances Committee

JOINT COMMITTEES

New inquiries of Joint Committees

The folllowing new inquiries were announced:

Intelligence and Security Committee

National Capital and External Territories Committee

Northern Australia Committee

Public Accounts and Audit Committee

Public Works Committee

Treaties Committee

Reports of Joint Committees

The following new Committee report was tabled:

Committee of Public Accounts and Audit

LAWS PASSED

The following Bills have now passed both Houses and are awaiting assent by the Governor-General:

The following Bills have now received assent by the Governor-General:

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