Sitting days for 2011

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Sitting days for 2011

Posted 23/11/2010 by Janet Wilson

The sitting pattern for the House of Representatives was issued on 22 November 2010. In 2011 the House is scheduled to sit for 68 days (or 71 if required). The mean number of sitting days since 1996, in non-election years, is 70.5 days.

Since the beginning of the 38th Parliament, the number of sitting days has been:

YearSitting Days
199661
199776
199854
199973
200073
200156
200269
200374
200459
200567
200668
200750
200869
200968
201053


Election years are shown in bold.

The Parliamentary Library published a paper comparing sitting days for 2008 in other Australian parliaments and overseas.
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