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Last week in Parliament  

12–15 September 2016

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Bills initiated in the House

The following Bills were initiated:

New inquiries of House Committees

The following new inquiries were announced:

Economics Committee

Reports of House Committees

The following new Committee report was tabled:

Selection Committee

 

SENATE

Bills initiated in the Senate

The following Bills were initiated:

New inquiries of Senate Committees

The following new inquiries were announced:

Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Community Affairs References Committee

Economics Legislation Committee

Economics References Committee

Education and Employment Legislation Committee

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

Environment and Communications Reference Committee

Finance and Public Administration Reference Committee

Access to legal assistance services – submissions closed

Domestic violence and gender inequality – submissions closed

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Reference Committee

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Reports of Senate Committees

The following new Committee reports were tabled:

Economics Legislation Committee

Scrutiny of Bills Committee

Selection of Bills Committee

 

JOINT COMMITTEES

New inquiries of Joint Committees

The following new inquiries were announced:

Joint Standing Committee on Treaties

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security

Reports of Joint Committees

No Committee reports were tabled.

LAWS PASSED

The following Bills have now passed both Houses and are awaiting assent by the Governor-General:

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

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