Senate Estimates

Estimates of government expenditure are referred to Senate committees as part of the annual budget cycle. This opportunity to examine the operations of government plays a key role in the parliamentary scrutiny of the executive.

Estimates hearings on Tuesday 21 October did not proceed as a mark of respect to former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam. The hearings will be rescheduled. Further information will be provided as it is received.

2014-2015 Supplementary Budget Estimates

The 2014-2015 Supplementary Budget Estimates hearings will be held from Monday, 20 October to Friday, 24 October 2014.

  • 2014-2015 Supplementary Budget Estimates schedule of meetings (Schedule
  • Estimates daily programs  (pdf)

|Estimates hearings for 2014|



Reports, hearing transcripts and answers to questions on notice 
(including information from previous estimates hearings)


More information

For more information on the role of estimates hearings, read:

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Parliament House Calendar

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