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Last week in Parliament  

22–25 May 2017

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Bills initiated in the House

The following new Bills were initiated:

New inquiries of House Committees

The following new inquiry was announced:

Health, Aged Care and Sport Committee

Reports of House Committees

The following new Committee reports were tabled:

Petitions Committee

Selection of Bills Committee

 

SENATE

Bills initiated in the Senate

The Senate did not sit last week.

New inquiries of Senate Committees

The following new inquiries were announced:

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

Economics Legislation Committee

Reports of Senate Committees

The following new Committee report was tabled:

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).

Education and Employment Legislation Committee

 

JOINT COMMITTEES

New inquiries of Joint Committees

No new inquiries were announced.

Reports of Joint Committees

The following new Committee reports were tabled:

Intelligence and Security Committee

Public Works Committee

  • Report 4/2017: Referrals made December 2016 and February 2017 – tabled 22 May 2017

 

LAWS PASSED

No new Bills have passed both Houses.

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

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