Sitting calendar 2013 – text-only version

Parliamentary sittings – 2013, updated 17 October 2013

  • 1 January – New Year's Day (Public Holiday)
  • 2 to 25 January – Non sitting days
  • 28 January – Australia Day holiday (substitute for Saturday, 26 January)
  • 29 January to 4 February – Non sitting days
Autumn session
  • 5 to 7 February – Both Chambers sit
  • 8 February – Non sitting day
  • 11 to 14 February –House of Representatives sits, Senate Additional Estimates
  • 15 to 22 February – Non sitting days
  • 25 to 28 February – Senate only sits
  • 1 March to 8 March – Non sitting days
  • 11 March – Canberra Day (Public Holiday)
  • 12 to 14 March – Both Chambers sit, Senate 2/3 Cut Off on Thursday, 14 March
  • 15 March - Senate only sits
  • 18 to 21 March – Both Chambers sit,
  • 22 to 28 March  – Non sitting days
  • 29 March – Good Friday (Public Holiday)
  • 1 April – Easter Monday (Public Holiday)
  • 2 April to 24 April – Non sitting days
  • 25 April – Anzac Day holiday (Public Holiday)
  • 26 April to 13 May – Non sitting days
Winter (Budget) session
  • 14 May – Budget, Both Chambers sit
  • 15 to 16 May – Both Chambers sit, Senate 2/3 Cut Off Wednesday 15 May
  • 17 to 24 May – Non sitting days
  • 27 to 30 May – House of Representatives sits, Senate Budget Estimates
  • 31 May – Non sitting day
  • 3 to 6 June – House of Representatives sits, Senate Budget Estimates
  • 7 June – Non sitting day
  • 10 June – Queen's birthday (Public Holiday)
  • 11 to 14 June – Non sitting days
  • 17 to 20 June –Both Chambers sit
  • 21 June – Non sitting day
  • 24 to 27 June –Both Chambers sit, Senate 2/3 Cut Off Tuesday 25 June
  • 5 August – 43rd Parliament Prorogued, House of Representatives dissolved.
  • 7 September – General Election held

Spring session
  • 30 September – ACT Family and Community Day (Public Holiday)
  • 7 October – Labour Day (Public Holiday) 
  • 12 to 14 November – Both Chambers sit 
  • 18 to 21 November – House of Representatives sits, Senate Supplementary Budget Estimates
  • 25 to 29 November – Non sitting days
  • 2 to 5 December – Both Chambers sit
  • 6 December – Non sitting day
  • 9 to 12 December – Both Chambers sit, Senate 2/3 Cut Off Thursday 21 November
  • 13 to 24 December – Non sitting days
  • 25 December – Christmas Day
  • 26 December – Boxing Day
  • 27 to 31 December – Non sitting days

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