General statistics 2009

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Autumn/Autumn (2)

Budget/Winter

Spring/Spring (2)

Total

Number of sitting days Graph

14
11
28
53

Hours of sitting Graph

138 hrs 14 mins
98 hrs 12 mins
279 hrs 30 mins
515 hrs 56 mins

Average length of a sitting day Graph

9 hrs 52 mins
8 hrs 56 mins
9 hrs 59 mins
9 hrs 44 mins

Longest sitting day

23 hrs 44 mins
(19 and 20 March)
10 hrs 03 mins
(13 May)
22 hrs 38 mins
(30 November, 1 and 2 December)
N/A

Shortest sitting day

0 hrs 45 mins
(9 February)
6 hrs 02 mins
(12 May)
7 hrs 39 mins
(27 October)
N/A

Questions placed on notice

241
(1/1 - 20/3)
381
(23/3 - 30/6)

682
(1/7 - 31/12)

1304
Questions without notice*More info
289
317
762 
1368
Question time held on:
10 sitting days
11 sitting days
27 sitting days
48 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice* More info

28.9
28.8
28.2
28.5

Petitions presented More info

7
17
24
48

Signatories to petitions

12 218
19 802
100 245
132 265
Delegated legislation- Notices of motion for disallowance: More info
  
 
 
 

Given

10
7
11
28

Agreed to

0
1
6
7

Negatived

0
1
5
6

Withdrawn

1
9
4
14

Still before the Senate

9
5
1
N/A

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

6
4
12
22

Ministerial statements More info

12
10
31
53

Matters of public importance More info

3
6
11
20

Urgency motions More info

1
0
1
2

Principal motions agreed to More info

24
29
46
99

Condolence motions More info

4
2
4
10

Censure motions

0
0
0
0

Orders for the production of documents More info

5
5
22
32

Government responses to committee reports tabled More info

8
11
22
41

Divisions More info

56
35
111
202

* Includes supplementary questions.

 


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