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Last week in Parliament  

8–11 February 2016

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 reports were tabled:

Privileges and Members’ Interests Committee

Publications Committee

Selection Committee

 

SENATE

Bills initiated in the Senate

No new Bills were initiated.

New inquiries of Senate Committees

No new inquiries were announced.

Reports of Senate Committees

The following new Committee report was presented:

Note that as the Senate did not sit last week, this Committee report has been deemed to have been presented to the Senate but will only be tabled at the next sitting of the Senate: Standing Orders 38(7) and 166(2).

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

 

JOINT COMMITTEES

New inquiries of Joint Committees

The following new Committee inquiries were announced:

Public Accounts and Audit Committee

Public Works Committee

Treaties Committee

Reports of Joint Committees

The following new Committee report was tabled:

Public Works Committee

 

LAWS PASSED

No new Bills passed both Houses.

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

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