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Last week in Parliament  

15–18 March 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:

Education and Employment Committee

Infrastructure, Transport and Cities Committee

Privileges and Members’ Interests Committee

Publications Committee

 

SENATE

Bills initiated in the Senate

The following Bills were initiated:

New inquiries of Senate Committees

The following new inquiries were announced:

Education and Employment Legislation Committee

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Reports of Senate Committees

The following new Committee reports were tabled:

Community Affairs Committee

Economics Legislation Committee

Economics References Committee

Education and Employment Legislation Committee

Education and Employment References Committee

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

Finance and Public Administration References Committee

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Murray-Darling Basin Plan Select Committee

Regulation 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:

Northern Australia Committee

Public Works Committee

Treaties Committee

Reports of Joint Committees

The following new Committee reports were tabled:

Human Rights Committee

National Capital and External Territories Committee

Public Accounts and Audit 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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