Sitting Calendar

2016 Parliamentary sittings

Pursuant to proclamation by His Excellency, the Governor-General, the Parliament was prorogued from 5.00 p.m. on Friday 15 April 2016 until the opening of the new session of Parliament at 9.30 a.m. on Monday 18 April 2016.

The revised 2016 program of sittings, released on 11 April 2016, was agreed to by each House on 18 April 2016 and is published below.

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 H 24 H 25 H 26 H 27 28
29 30 H 31 H
JUN     1 H 2 H 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 18 H 19 H 20 H 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
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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