Sitting calendar 2017 – text version

Issued 7 February 2017. Agreed to by the House of Representatives on 7 February 2017.

  • 1 January – New Year's Day (Public Holiday)
  • 2 to 25 January – Non sitting days
  • 26 January – Australia Day holiday
  • 27 January to 6 February – Non sitting days
Autumn session
  • 7 to 9 February – Both Chambers sit
  • 10 to 12 February – Non sitting days
  • 13  to 16 February – Both Chambers sit, Seante 2/3 Cut Off on Tuesday, 14 February
  • 17to 26 February – Non sitting days
  • 27 February to 2 March –House of Representatives sits, Senate Additional Estimates
  • 3 to 12 March – Non sitting days 
  • 13 March– Canberra Day (Public Holiday)
  • 14 to 19 March – Non sitting days
  • 20 to 23 March – Both Chambers sit
  • 24 to 26 March – Non sitting days
  • 27 to 30 March – Both Chambers sit, Senate 2/3 Cut Off on Tuesday, 28 March
  • 31 March to 13 April  – Non sitting days
  • 14 April – Good Friday (Public Holiday)
  • 17 April – Easter Monday (Public Holiday)
  • 18 April to 24 April – Non sitting days
  • 25 April – Anzac Day holiday (Public Holiday – Saturday)
  • 26 April to 8 May – Non sitting days
Winter (Budget) session
  • 9 May – Budget, Both Chambers sit
  • 10 to 11 May – Both Chambers sit, Senate 2/3 Cut Off Wednesday, 10 May  
  • 12 to 21 May – Non sitting days
  • 22 to 25 May – House of Representatives sits, Senate Budget Estimates
  • 26 to 28 May – Non sitting days
  • 29 to 1 June – House of Representatives sits, Senate Budget Estimates
  • 2 to 11 June –Non sitting days
  • 12 June – Queen's birthday (Public Holiday)
  • 13 to 15 June – Both Chambers sit
  • 16 to 18 June – Non sitting days
  • 19 to 22 June – Both Chambers sit, Senate 2/3 Cut Off Tuesday, 20 June
  • 23 June to 7 August – Non sitting days, winter break
Spring session
  • 8 to 10 August – Both Chambers sit
  • 11 to 13 August – Non sitting days
  • 14 to 17 August – Both Chambers sit
  • 18 August to 3 September – Non sitting days
  • 4 to 7 September – Both Chambers sit, Senate 2/3 Cut Off Wednesday, 6 September
  • 8 to 10 September – Non sitting days
  • 11 to 14 September – Both Chambers sit
  • 15 to 24 September – Non sitting days
  • 25 September – ACT Family and Community Day (Public Holiday)
  • 26 September to 1 October – Non sitting days 
  • 2 October – Labour Day (Public Holiday) 
  • 3 to 15 October – Non sitting days
  • 16 to 19 October – Both Chambers sit, Senate 2/3 Cut Off Wednesday, 18 October
  • 20 to 22 October – Non sitting days
  • 23 to 26 October – House of Representatives sits, Senate Supplementary Budget Estimates
  • 30 October to 12 November – Non sitting days
  • 13 to 16 November – Senate Chamber sits
  • 17 to 26 November – Non sitting days
  • 27 to 30 November – Both Chambers sit, Senate 2/3 Cut Off Thursday, 30 November
  • 1 to 3 December – Non sitting days
  • 4 to 7 December – Both Chambers sit
  • 8 to 24 December – Non sitting days
  • 25 December – Christmas Day
  • 26 December – Boxing Day holiday
  • 27 to 31 December – Non sitting days

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