Sitting Calendar

2016 Parliamentary sittings

The 2016 Parliament sitting calendar was released on 30 August 2016 and has been agreed to by both chambers.

SUN

MON

TUE

WED

THU

FRI

SAT

JAN

  1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            

A
U
T
U
M
N

FEB

1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 H/AE 9 H/AE 10 H/AE 11 H/AE 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29

MAR

    1 2 " 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

APR

1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 
21 
22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

MAY

1 2 3 Budget 4 5 H/BE 6 BE 7

W
I
N
T
E
R

8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31
JUN     1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30    
JUL   1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            
AUG 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20

S
P
R
I
N
G

21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      
SEP   1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 " 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30
OCT   1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 " 13 14 15
16 17 H/SBE 18 H/SBE 19 H/SBE 20 H/SBE 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31          
NOV 1 2 3  4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 " 25 26
27 28 29 30
DEC   1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29  30 31 
Legend
Both Houses
H = House of Representatives only
 
 

S = Senate only

 

 

BE = Budget Estimates
Public Holiday
(See list below)
Weekend
Double dissolution
Election
AE Additional Estimates
BE Budget Estimates
SBE Supplementary Budget Estimates
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Senate 2/3 Cut Off

 

Public holidays

               

1 January

New Year's Day

26 January

Australia Day holiday

14 March

Canberra Day

25 March

Good Friday

28 March

Easter Monday

25 April

ANZAC Day

13 June

Queen's birthday

26 September

ACT Family and Community Day

3 October Labour Day
25 December

Christmas Day

26 December Boxing Day
27 December

Additional Day, applies as Christmas Day falls on a weekend

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