Sitting calendar 2012-text version

Parliamentary sittings—2012

  • 1 January – New Year's Day (Public Holiday)
  • 2 to 25 January – Non sitting days
  • 26 January – Australia Day (Public Holiday)
  • 27 January to 6 February – Non sitting days
Autumn session
  • 7 to 9 February – Both Chambers sit
  • 10 February – Non sitting day
  • 13 to 16 February –House of Representatives sits, Senate Additional Estimates
  • 17 to 24 February – Non sitting days
  • 27 February to 1 March – Both Chambers sit
  • 2 March to 9 March – Non sitting days
  • 12 March – Canberra Day (Public Holiday)
  • 13 to 15 March – Both Chambers sit, Senate 2/3 Cut Off on Thursday, 15 March
  • 16 March - Senate only sits
  • 19 to 22 March – Both Chambers sit,
  • 23 March to 5 April - Non sitting days
  • 6 April – Good Friday (Public Holiday)
  • 9 April – Easter Monday (Public Holiday)
  • 10 April to 24 April – Non sitting days
  • 25 April – Anzac Day holiday (Public Holiday)
  • 26 April to 7 May – Non sitting days
Winter (Budget) session
  • 8 May – Budget, Both Chambers sit
  • 9 to 10 May – Both Chambers sit, Senate 2/3 Cut Off Wednesday 9 May
  • 11 to 18 May – Non sitting days
  • 21 to 24 May – House of Representatives sits, Senate Budget Estimates
  • 25 May – Non sitting day
  • 28 to 31 May – House of Representatives sits, Senate Budget Estimates
  • 1 to 8 June – Non sitting days
  • 11 June – Queen's birthday (Public Holiday)
  • 12 to 15 June – Non sitting days
  • 18 to 21 June –Both Chambers sit
  • 22 June – Senate only sits 
  • 25 to 28 June –Both Chambers sit, Senate 2/3 Cut Off Tuesday 26 June
  • 29 June to 13 August – Non sitting days.

Spring session
  • 14 August to 16 August – Both Chambers sit
  • 17 August – Non sitting day
  • 20 August to 23 August – Both Chambers sit
  • 24 August to 7 September – Non sitting days.
  • 10 September to 13 September – Both Chambers sit
  • 14 September – Non sitting day
  • 17 September to 20 September – Both Chambers sit
  • 21 September to 28 October – Non sitting days.
  • 1 October – Labour Day (Public Holiday)
  • 2 to 5 October – Non sitting days
  • 8 October – ACT Family Day (Public Holiday)
  • 9 to 11 October – Both Chambers sit
  • 12 October – Non sitting day
  • 15 to 18 October – Senate Budget Estimates
  • 19 October – Non sitting day
  • 22 October to 26 October – Non sitting days.
  • 29 October to 1 November – Both Chambers sit, Senate 2/3 Cut Off Tuesday 30 October
  • 2 November to 16 November – Non sitting days
  • 19 to 22 October – Senate only sits
  • 26 to 29 November –Both Chambers sit
  • 23 November to 25 December – Non sitting days
  • 25 December – Christmas Day
  • 26 December – Boxing Day
  • 27 to 31 December – Non sitting days

Variations to the 2012 Parliamentary Sitting Pattern

Date

Reason

14 March 2012 Senate agreed to meet on Friday, 16 March 2012.

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