Bills and Committees

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Bills & Committees

The House of Representatives Selection Committee and the Senate Selection of Bills Committee routinely consider whether bills should be referred to committees for inquiry and report. Bills may also be referred to committees by either chamber or by the relevant minister to House and joint committees.

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What is a bill?

A bill is a proposal for a law or a change to an existing law. A bill becomes law (an Act) when agreed to in identical form by both houses of Parliament and assented to by the Governor-General.

Parliament House Calendar

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10 Jul 15
Senate Committee Hearing
10 Jul 15
Senate Committee Hearing
14 Jul 15
Senate Committee Hearing
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