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Last week in Parliament

2 – 5 December 2019

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

Bills initiated in the House

The following bills were initiated:

New inquiries of House Committees

The following new inquiry was announced:

Environment and Energy Committee

Reports of House Committees

The following new Committee report was presented: 

Petitions Committee

 

SENATE

Bills initiated in the Senate

The following Bills were initiated:

New inquiries of Senate Committees

The following new inquiries were announced:

Economics Legislation Committee

Economics References Committee

Education and Employment Legislation Committee

Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

Reports of Senate Committees

The following new Committee reports were presented:

Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Environment and Communications References Committee

Jobs for the Future in Regional Areas Select Committee

Procedure Committee

Scrutiny of Bills Committee

Scrutiny of Delegated Legislation Committee

Selection of Bills Committee

 

JOINT COMMITTEES

New inquiries of Joint Committees

The following new inquiries were announced:

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee

Intelligence and Security Committee

Public Accounts and Audit Committee

Reports of Joint Committees

No new Committee reports were tabled.

 

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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