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Last week in Parliament

11 – 14 November 2019

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES  

Bills initiated in the House

The House did not sit last week.

New inquiries of House Committees

The House did not sit last week.

Reports of House Committees

No Committee reports were tabled out of session.

 

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

Community Affairs References Committee

Economic References Committee

Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee

Reports of Senate Committees

The following new Committee reports were presented:

Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Economics Legislation Committee

Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Privileges Committee

Regulations and Ordinances Committee

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

Scrutiny of Bills Committee

Selection of Bills Committee

Senator’s Interests Committee

 

JOINT COMMITTEES 

New inquiries of Joint Committees

No new inquiries were announced.

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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