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Last week in Parliament

12–14 May 2020

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Bills initiated in the House

The following Bills were initiated:

New inquiries of House Committees

No new inquiries were announced.

Reports of House Committees

The following reports have been tabled:

Communications and the Arts Committee

Petitions Committee

 

SENATE

Bills initiated in the Senate

The following Bills were initiated:

New inquiries of Senate Committees

The following new inquiries were announced:

COVID-19 Select Committee

  • COVID-19 – submissions due 28 May 2020

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Reports of Senate Committees

The following reports have been tabled:

Community Affairs Committee

Environment and Communications Legislation Committee

Scrutiny of Bills Committee

Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation 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

Public Works Committee

Treaties Committee

Reports of Joint Committees

The following reports have been tabled:

Human Rights Committee

Implementation of the National Redress Scheme Committee

Law Enforcement Committee

National Disability Insurance Scheme Committee

Public Works Committee

 

LAWS PASSED

The following Bills have now passed both Houses:

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

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