General statistics 2006

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Summer/Autumn

Budget/Winter

Spring

Spring (2)

Total

Number of sitting days Graph

11
11
15
21
58

Hours of sitting Graph

110 hrs 54 mins
112 hrs 46 mins
137 hrs 25 mins
210 hrs 27 mins
571 hrs 32 mins

Average length of a sitting day Graph

10 hrs 05 mins
10 hrs 15 mins
9 hrs 10 mins
10 hrs 01 min
9 hrs 51 mins

Longest sitting day

15 hrs 21 mins
(30 March)
15 hrs 02 mins
(22 June)
10 hrs 20 mins
(10 August)
12 hrs 46 mins
(30 November)
N/A

Shortest sitting day

6 hrs 50 mins
(27 March)
6 hrs 52 mins
(9 May)
7 hrs 38 mins
(8 August)
7 hrs 07 mins
(1 December)
N/A

Questions placed on notice

218
(1/1 - 30/3)
445
(31/3 - 30/6)
371
(1/7 - 14/9)
463
(15/9 - 31/12)
1497
Questions without notice*More info
218
199 
292
402
1111
Question time held on:
11 sitting days
10 sitting days
15 sitting days
20 sitting days
56 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice* More info

19.8
19.9
19.5
20.1
19.8

Petitions presented More info

38
37
39
47
161

Signatories to petitions

13 342
51 817
155 458
62 940
283 565
Delegated legislation - Notices of motion for disallowance: More info

Given

5
26
6
15
52

Agreed to

0
0
0
0
0

Negatived

4
3
5
1
13

Withdrawn

4
1
23
4
32

Still before the Senate

2
24
2
12
N/A

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

0
1
1
4
6

Ministerial statements More info

0
1
2
2
5

Matters of public importance More info

2
0
3
4
9

Urgency motions More info

1
1
3
2
7

Principal motions agreed to More info

10
15
20
29
74

Condolence motions More info

1
1
2
2
6

Censure motions More info

0
0
1
0
1

Orders for the production of documents More info

1
0
0
0
1

Government responses to committee reports tabled More info

10
7
4
8
29

Divisions More info

61
46
77
115
299

* Includes supplementary questions.


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