Appendix 8

Committees on which senators served 1970–2016

Year Domestic Estimates Legislative Scrutiny Legislative and General Purpose Select Joint Total
1970 7 5 1 2 5 7 27
1971 6 5 1 7 3 7 29
1972 6 5 1 7 2 7 28
1973 6 6 1 7 4 7 31
1974 6 7 1 7 3 9 33
1975 6 7 1 7 3 10 34
1976 6 6 1 7 1 8 29
1977 6 6 1 8 0 8 29
1978 6 6 1 8 0 8 29
1979 6 6 1 8 0 7 28
1980 6 6 1 8 2 7 30
1981 6 8 2 8 5 6 35
1982 4 8 2 8 4 7 33
1983 5 6 2 8 3 8 32
1984 7 6 2 8 6 9 38
1985 7 6 2 8 6 10 39
1986 7 6 2 8 4 11 38
1987 7 6 2 8 4 9 36
1988 6 6 2 8 5 10 37
1989 7 6 2 8 5 12 40
1990 7 6 2 8 4 9 36
1991 7 6 2 9 4 12 40
1992 7 6 2 9 5 12 41
1993 7 6 2 8 6 11 40
19941 8 6 2 8 5 12 40
19942 8 0 2 16 6 12 44
1995 8 0 2 16 9 12 47
1996 8 0 2 16 4 12 42
1997 8 0 2 16 5 12 43
1998 8 0 2 16 3 12 41
1999 8 0 2 16 4 14 44
2000 8 0 2 16 4 12 42
2001 8 0 2 16 2 12 40
2002 8 0 2 16 2 12 40
2003 8 0 2 16 3 12 41
2004 8 0 2 16 6 12 44
2005 8 0 2 16 1 13 40
2006 8 0 2 16 0 12 38
20073 8 0 2 8 0 13 31
2008 8 0 2 8 6 13 37
20094 8 0 2 16 6 13 45
2010 8 0 2 16 6 16 48
2011 8 0 2 16 3 19 48
2013 8 0 2 16 4 23 53
2014 8 0 2 16 6 19 51
2015 8 0 2 16 8 19 53
2016 8 0 2 16 11 18 55
Total number of senators:
1970 – 1975 60
1975 – 1984 64
1984 – 76
  1. To 10 October 1994
  2. From and including 10 October 1994
  3. From and including 11 September 2006
  4. From and including 14 May 2009