General statistics 2012

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Autumn

Budget/Winter Spring Total

Number of sitting days Graph

15

12
30
57

Hours of sitting Graph

151 hrs 26 mins

124 hrs 37 mins
315 hrs 09 mins
591 hrs 12 mins

Average length of a sitting day Graph

10 hrs 6 mins

10 hrs 23 mins
10 hrs 30 mins
10 hrs 22 mins

Longest sitting day

12 hrs 37 mins
(15 March)

17 hrs 23 mins
(28 June)
13 hrs 39 mins
(29 November)
N/A

Shortest sitting day

5 hrs 14 mins
(16 March)

5 hrs
(8 May)
7 hrs 54 mins
(9 October)
N/A

Questions placed on notice

284
(1/1 - 22/3)

168
(23/3 - 28/6)
693
(29/6 - 29/11)
1 166
Questions without notice*More info

395

249
848
1 492
Question time held on:

14 sitting days

9 sitting days
30 sitting days
53 sitting days

Average daily number of questions without notice* More info

28.2

27.7
28.3
28.2

Petitions presented More info

7

16
17
40

Signatories to petitions

1 546

65 346
18 583
85 475
Delegated legislation- Notices of motion for disallowance: More info

  

 
 

Given

1

0
10
11

Agreed to

0

0
1
1

Negatived

0

0
7
7

Withdrawn

1

1
1
3

Still before the Senate

1

0
1
N/A

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

7

1
4
12

Ministerial statements tabled More info

18

8
11
37

Matters of public importance More info

5

5
17
30

Urgency motions More info

0

0
0
0

Principal motions agreed to More info

34

23
69
126

Condolence motions More info

3

3
9
15

Censure motions More info

0

0
0
0

Orders for the production of documents More info

0

2
6
8

Government responses to committee reports tabled More info

26

19
30
75

Divisions More info

88

74
180
307

* Includes supplementary questions.

 


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