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Last week in Parliament  

2–5 May 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:

Agriculture and Industry Committee

Appropriations and Administration Committee

Communications and the Arts Committee

Environment Committee

Health Committee

Indigenous Affairs Committee

Petitions Committee

Procedure Committee

Selection Committee

Social Policy and Legal Affairs Committee

Tax and Revenue Committee

 

SENATE

Bills initiated in the Senate

No new Bills were initiated.

New inquiries of Senate Committees

The following new inquiry was announced:

Privileges Committee

Reports of Senate Committees

The following new Committee reports were tabled:

Community Affairs References Committee

Economics References Committee

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

Environment and Communications References Committee

Establishment of a National Integrity Commission Select Committee

Finance and Public Administration References Committee

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Health Select Committee

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

National Broadband Network Select Committee

Privileges Committee

Regulation and Ordinances Committee

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Scrutiny of Bills Committee

Scrutiny of Government Budget Measures Select Committee

Unconventional Gas Mining Select Committee

 

JOINT COMMITTEES

New inquiries of Joint Committees

The following new inquiry was announced:

Treaties Committee

Reports of Joint Committees

The following new Committee reports were tabled:

Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity Committee

Corporations and Financial Services Committee

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade

Human Rights Committee

Migration Committee

National Disability Insurance Scheme Committee

Public Accounts and Audit Committee

Public Works Committee

Trade and Investment Growth Select Committee

Treaties Committee

 

LAWS PASSED

No Bills are awaiting assent by the Governor-General.

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

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