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Last week in Parliament  

28 November–1 December 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:

Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources Committee

Tax and Revenue Committee

Reports of House Committees

The following Committee reports were tabled:

Appropriations and Administration Committee

Privileges and Members Interests Committee

 

SENATE

Bills initiated in the Senate

The following Bill was initiated:

New inquiries of Senate Committees

The following new inquiries were announced:

Community Affairs References Committee

Economics Legislation Committee

Economics References Committee

Environment and Communications References Committee

Finance and Public Administration References Committee

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

Privileges Committee

Reports of Senate Committees

The following new Committee reports were tabled:

Appropriations, Staffing and Security Committee

Community Affairs References Committee

Economics References Committee

Education and Employment Legislation Committee

Education and Employment References Committee

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

Finance and Public Administration References Committee

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Privileges Committee

Regulations and Ordinances Committee

Scrutiny of Bills Committee

Selection of Bills Committee

 

JOINT COMMITTEES

New inquiries of Joint Committees

The following new inquiries were announced:

Corporations and Financial Services Committee

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee

Intelligence and Security Committee

National Disability Insurance Scheme Committee

Public Accounts and Audit Committee

Public Works Committee

Trade and Investment Growth Committee

Reports of Joint Committees

The following new Committee report was tabled:

Human Rights 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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