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Last week in Parliament  

30 November–3 December 2015

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Bills initiated in the House

The following Bills were initiated:

New inquiries of House Committees

The following new Committee inquiries were announced:

Communications and the Arts Committee

Economics Committee

Infrastructure, Transport and Cities Committee

Social Policy and Legal Affairs

Tax and Revenue Committee

Reports of House Committees

The following new Committee reports were tabled:

Privileges and Members’ Interests Committee

Procedure Committee

Tax and Revenue Committee

 

SENATE

Bills initiated in the Senate

The following Bills were initiated:

New inquiries of Senate Committees

The following new Committee inquiries were announced:

Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Community Affairs References Committee

Education and Employment Legislation Committee

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

Environment and Communications References Committee

Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Reports of Senate Committees

The following new Committee reports were tabled:

Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Economics References Committee

Education and Employment Legislation Committee

Environment and Communications References Committee

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

Regulations and Ordinances Committee

Scrutiny of Bills Committee

      

 

JOINT COMMITTEES

New inquiries of Joint Committees

The following new Committee inquiries were announced:

Public Accounts and Audit Committee

Trade and Investment Growth Committee

Treaties Committee

Reports of Joint Committees

The following new Committee reports were tabled:

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee

Human Rights Committee

Public Works 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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