General statistics 2005

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Summer/Autumn

Budget/Winter

Spring

Spring (2)

Total

Number of sitting days Graph

11

10
21 
15
57

Hours of sitting Graph

101 hrs 50 mins

102 hrs 53 mins
191 hrs 55 mins
146 hrs 02 mins
542 hrs 40 mins

Average length of a sitting day Graph

9 hrs 15 mins

10 hrs 17 mins
9 hrs 08 mins
9 hrs 44 mins
9 hrs 31 mins

Longest sitting day

10 hrs 18 mins
(16 March)

15 hrs 54 mins
(23 June)

10 hrs 59 mins
(13 October)
13 hrs 11 mins
(8 December)
N/A

Shortest sitting day

8 hrs 02 mins
(8 February)

6 hrs 35 mins
(10 May)
3 hrs 10 mins
(4 October)
4 hrs 31 mins
(3 November)
N/A

Questions placed on notice

166
(1/1 - 17/3)

540
(18/3 - 30/6)

294
(1/7 - 13/10)

149
(14/10 - 31/12)
1149
Questions without notice*More info

242

210
408
209
1069
Question time held on:

11 sitting days

10 sitting days
20 sitting days
12 sitting days
53 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice* More info

22

21
20.4
17.4
20.2

Petitions presented More info

10

15
34
27
86

Signatories to petitions

741

2901
33 443
26 972
64 057
Delegated legislation- Notices of motion for disallowance: More info
 
 
 
 
 

Given

33
5
22
7
67

Agreed to

0
1
0
0
1

Negatived

1
4
2
1
8

Withdrawn

34
2
12
11
59

Still before the Senate

4
2
10
5
N/A

Statements by the President, Deputy President and the Chair of Committees More info

2
3
11
5
21

Ministerial statements More info

2
0
2
0
4

Matters of public importance More info

3
0
9
2
14

Urgency motions More info

1
1
4
0
6

Principal motions agreed to More info

35
29
33
25
122

Condolence motions More info

0
4
2
1
7

Censure motions More info

0
1
0
0
1

Orders for the production of documents More info

6
12
0
0
18

Government responses to committee reports tabled More info

5
8
10
16
39

Divisions More info

13
30
80
94
217

* Includes supplementary questions.


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