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Last week in Parliament  

7–10 September 2015

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Bills initiated in the House

The following Bills were initiated:

New inquiries of House Committees

No new inquiries were announced.

Reports of House Committees

The following new Committee report was tabled:

Selection Committee

 

SENATE

Bills initiated in the Senate

No new Bills were initiated.

New inquiries of Senate Committees

The following new inquiries were announced:

Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Economics Legislation Committee

Environment and Communications References Committee

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

Reports of Senate Committees

The following new Committee reports were tabled:

Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Economics Legislation Committee

Economics References Committee

Education and Employment Legislation Committee

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Recent Allegations relating to Conditions and Circumstances at the Regional Processing Centre in Nauru Committee

Regulations and Ordinances Committee

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

Scrutiny of Bills Committee

Selection of Bills Committee

 

JOINT COMMITTEES

New inquiries of Joint Committees

The following new inquiries were announced:

Intelligence and Security Committee

Treaties Committee

  • Treaties tabled on 8 September 2015 – submissions due 18 September 2015 (Brazil Mutual Legal Assistance Agreement and Lao Air Services) and 25 September 2015 (Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS))

Reports of Joint Committees

The following new Committee reports were tabled:

Human Rights Committee

Intelligence and Security Committee

Law Enforcement Committee

Public Accounts and Audit Committee

Treaties Committee

 

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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