Senate Statistical Summary

<< Return to previous page | Senate Statistical Information

 

No. 8/2010  28 to 30 September 2010

< previous  next >
Senate Logo
 

General

28 to 30 September

2010 to date

Number of sitting days

3

27

Average length of a sitting day

7 hrs 33 mins

8 hrs 52 mins

Longest sitting day

9 hrs 54 mins
(29 September)

10 hrs 22 mins
(18 March)

Shortest sitting day

3 hrs 04 mins
(28 September)

3 hrs 04 mins
(28 September)

Hours of sitting

22 hrs 40 mins

239 hrs 23 mins

Business conducted in the Senate

  • government business
  • general business
  • questions without notice
  • urgency/MPI
  • business of the Senate
  • other
  • adjournment debate

 

7 hrs 42 mins
8 hrs 13 mins
2 hrs 06 mins
1 hr 01 min
0 hrs 06 mins
1 hr 41 mins
1 hr 51 mins

 

87 hrs 59 mins
77 hrs 32 mins
26 hrs 35 mins
14 hrs 22 mins
8 hrs 24 mins
3 hrs 40 mins
20 hrs 51 mins

Questions placed on notice

230^

653*

Questions without notice (including supplementary questions)

  • Question time held on:

59

2 sitting days

707

25 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice

29.5

28.3

Notices of motion given
130
307

Petitions presented

2

21

Signatories to petitions

460

36 298

Divisions

4

95

 

^ Questions placed on notice from 25 June to 30 September 2010 inclusive
* Questions placed on notice from 3 December 2009 to 30 September 2010 inclusive


Legislation

Introduced in the Senate

  • government bills
  • private senators' bills

 

7
32

 

8
49

Received from the House of Representatives

0

122

Passed in the Senate

0

116

Bills negatived or discharged from Notice Paper

0

4

Bills exempted from the 'cut-off'

0

27

Bills referred to committees

19

95

Bills restored to the Notice Paper
4
4

 

Business conducted in the Senate 2010, to date

Pie chart - year

Business conducted in the Senate in the period 28 to 30 September 2010

Pie chart - week

Note: These figures do not include time spent on adjournment debates


Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Add | Email Print
Back to top