Last week in Parliament Issue 118

22 – 25 February 2021

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Bills initiated in the House

The following Bills were initiated:

New inquiries of House Committees

The following new inquiries were announced:

Environment and Energy Committee

Social Policy and Legal Affairs Committee

Reports of House Committees

The following reports were tabled:

Petitions Committee

 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

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

Environment and Communications References Committee

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

Reports of Senate Committees

The following reports have been tabled:

Community Affairs Legislation Committee

COVID-19 Committee

Economics Legislation Committee

Education and Employment Legislation Committee

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

Scrutiny of Bills Committee

Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation Committee

Selection of Bills Committee

JOINT COMMITTEES

New inquiries of Joint Committees

No new inquiries were announced.

Reports of Joint Committees

The following reports have been tabled:

Human Rights Committee

Intelligence and Security Committee

Public Works Committee

LAWS PASSED

The following Bills passed both Houses last week:

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

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