Statistics by Parliament — 42nd Parliament

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These statistics cover the period 12 February 2008 to 19 July 2010

2008
2009
2010
Total
Bills passed by the Senate
164
140
116
420
Bills to which amendments/requests moved and provisions opposed in committee of the whole
48
58
35
141
Bills amended (including bills in relation to which requests agreed to and provisions negatived)
34
38
26
98
Amendments, requests etc moved in committee of the whole
833
1196
537
2566
Amendments, requests etc agreed to
585
784
416
1785
Bills referred to committees
92
112
76
280
Questions without notice*
1050
1368
648
3066
Questions placed on notice
1210
1304
470
2984
Sitting days
52
53
24
129
Hours of sitting
481 hrs 37 mins
515 hrs 56 mins
216 hrs 43 mins
1214 hrs 16 mins
Divisions
151
202
91
444

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

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