Questions 2001 - 2010

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General

2001*
2002
2003
2004*
2005
2006
2007*
2008
2009
2010*
Number of questions placed on notice
675
1054
1439
1000
1149
1497
527
1210
1304
837
Number of questions without notice +
1050
1236
1333
1030
1069
1111
737
1050#
1368
1052
Question time held on
(number of sitting days)
49
54
58
47
53
56
38
51
48
37
Average daily number of questions without notice
21.4
22.9
23
21.9
20.2
19.8
19.4
20.6
28.5
28.4

Questions without notice—by party

2001*
2002
2003
2004*
2005
2006
2007*
2008
2009
2010*
Australian Democrats
186
203
191
154
118
98
66
34
Australian Greens
24
35
50
44
73
98
64
104
144
112
Australian Labor Party
598
719
765
594
603
600
390
249
426
332
Coalition
201
206
238
172
227
287
195
617
721
551
Family First
16
28
22
30
38
33
One Nation
16
20
16
12
10
Senator Harradine
25
24
27
18
6
Senator Lees/Australian Progressive Alliance
0
10
24
20
10
Senator Murphy
19
22
16
6
Senator Xenophon
16
39
24
Total
1050
1236
1333
1030
1069
1111
737
1050#
1368
1052

Questions on notice—by party

2001*
2002
2003
2004*
2005
2006
2007*
2008
2009
2010*
Australian Democrats
141
109
150
189
147
162
118
119
Australian Greens
80
186
366
266
132
222
63
216
145
178
Australian Labor Party
443
728
886
529
848
1109
346
9
5
0
Coalition
0
2
7
6
17
3
0
866
1154
659
Family First
0
1
0
0
0
0
One Nation
10
28
23
6
5
Senator Harradine
0
0
0
0
0
Senator Lees/Australian Progressive Alliance
1
1
7
4
0
Senator Murphy
0
0
0
0
Senator Xenophon
0
0
0
Total
675
1054
1439
1000
1149
1497
527
1210
1304
837

 

* Indicates an election year

+ Includes supplementary questions

# On 24 November 2008 the format of question time was changed to allow 2 supplementaries per question

 


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