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Last week in Parliament  

29 May–1 June 2017


Bills initiated in the House

The following new bills were initiated:

New inquiries of House Committees

The following new inquiries were announced:

Employment, Education and Training Committee

Infrastructure, Transport and Cities Committee

Reports of House Committees

No new Committee reports were tabled.



Bills initiated in the Senate

The Senate did not sit last week.

New inquiries of Senate Committees

The following new inquiries were announced:

Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Community Affairs References Committee

Reports of Senate Committees

The following new Committee reports were 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).

Economics Legislation Committee



New inquiries of Joint Committees

No new inquiries were announced.

Reports of Joint Committees

The following new Committee report was tabled:

Public Works Committee



No new bills have passed both Houses.

No new bills have received assent by the Governor-General.

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