Sitting calendar 2005- text version

  • 1st January – New Year's Day (Public Holiday)
  • 2nd to 25th January – Non sitting days
  • 26th January – Australia Day (Public Holiday)
  • 27th January to 7th February – Non sitting days
Autumn session
  • 8th February – Both Chambers sit
  • 9th February – Senate 2/3 Cut Off, Both Chambers sit
  • 10th February – Both Chambers sit
  • 14th to 17th February – Only House of Representatives sits, Senate Additional Estimates
  • 18th February – Senate Additional Estimates, if required
  • 21st February to 6th March – Non sitting days
  • 7th to 10th March – Both Chambers sit
  • 11th March – Non sitting day
  • 14th March – Both Chambers sit
  • 15th March – Senate 2/3 Cut Off, Both Chambers sit
  • 16th to 17th March – Both Chambers sit
  • 18th March – Non sitting day
  • 21st March – Canberra Day (Public Holiday)
  • 22nd to 24th March – Non sitting days
  • 25th March – Good Friday
  • 28th March – Easter Monday
  • 29th March to 24th April – Non sitting days
  • 25th April – ANZAC Day
  • 26th March to 9th May – Non sitting days
Winter (Budget) session
  • 10th May – Budget, Both Chambers sit
  • 11th May – Senate 2/3 Cut Off, Both Houses sit
  • 12th May – Both Chambers sit
  • 13th to 20th May – Non sitting days
  • 23th to 26th May – Only House of Representatives sits, Senate Budget Estimates
  • 27th May – Non sitting day for House, Senate Budget Estimates, if required
  • 30th May to 2nd June – Only House of Representatives sits, Senate Budget Estimates
  • 3rd June – Non sitting day for House, Senate Budget Estimates, if required
  • 6th to 10th June – Non sitting days
  • 13th June – Queen's birthday (Public Holiday)
  • 14th to 16th June – Both Chambers sit
  • 20th June – Both Chambers sit
  • 21st June – Senate 2/3 Cut Off, Both Chambers sit
  • 22nd to 23rd June – Both Chambers sit
  • 24th June to 9th August – Non sitting days
Spring session
  • 9th to 11th August – Both Chambers sit
  • 12th August – Non sitting day
  • 16th to 18th August – Both Chambers sit
  • 19th to 2nd September – Non sitting days
  • 5th to 8th September – Both Chambers sit
  • 9th September – Non sitting day
  • 12th to 14th September – Both Chambers sit
  • 15th September – Senate 2/3 Cut Off, Both Houses sit
  • 16th to 30th September – Non sitting days
  • 3rd October – Labour Day (public holiday)
  • 4th to 6th October – Only Senate Sits
  • 7th October – Non sitting day
  • 10th to 13th October – Both Chambers sit
  • 14th to 28th October – Non sitting days
  • 31st October to 2 November – Only House of Representatives sits
  • 3 November - Both Chambers sit
  • 4th November – Non sitting day
  • 7 November to 10 November – Both Chambers sit
  • 11th November to 25 November – Non sitting days
  • 28th November - 1st December – Both Chambers sit
  • 2nd December - Senate 2/3 Cut Off, Only Senate Sits
  • 5th to 8th December – Both Chambers sit
  • 9th December - Only Senate Sits
  • 12th to 23rd December – Non sitting days
  • 25th December – Christmas Day
  • 26th December – Boxing Day
  • 27th December to 31st December – Non sitting day


Variations to the 2005 Parliamentary Sitting Pattern

Date

Reason

10 August 2005

Senate and House of Representatives not sitting on 15 August due to VP Day celebrations

21 September 2005

House of Representatives not sitting from 4 to 6 October

2 November 2005

Senate sitting on 3 November (with supplementary budget estimates hearings taking place)

8 November 2005

Senate sitting from 5 to 8 December

28 November 2005

Senate sitting on 2 and 9 December (Fridays)

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