Time spent on consideration of legislation

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41st Parliament—2004—2007


Session

Sitting dates

Business time

Adjournment time

Total time

Total time spent on legislation

% of business time spent on legislation

Spring 2004 16 November -
9 December 2004
86 hrs 47 mins
6 hrs 34 mins
93 hrs 21 mins
39 hrs 42 mins
45.7%
Summer 2005 8 February -
10 February 2005
24 hrs 25 mins
2 hrs 45 mins
27 hrs 10 mins
8 hrs 36 mins
35.2%
Autumn 2005 7 March -
17 March 2005
66 hrs 12 mins
8 hrs 28 mins
74 hrs 40 mins
34 hrs 10 mins
51.6%
Budget 2005 10 May -
12 May 2005
24 hrs 15 mins
1 hr 51 mins
26 hrs 06 mins
4 hrs 09 mins
17.1%
Winter 2005

14 June -
23 June 2005

72 hrs 54 mins
3 hrs 53 mins
76 hrs 47 mins
36 hrs 37 mins
50.2%
Spring 2005 9 August -
13 October 2005
179 hrs 41mins
12 hrs 14 mins
191 hrs 55 mins
49 hrs 51 mins
27.7%
Spring (2) 2005 3 November -
9 December 2005
139 hrs 40 mins
6 hrs 22 mins
146 hrs 02 mins
82 hrs 09 mins
58.8%
Summer 2006 7 February -
2 March 2006
61 hrs 11 mins
4 hrs 46 mins
65 hrs 57 mins
19 hrs 49 mins*
32.4%
Autumn 2006 27 March -
30 March 2006
42 hrs 17 mins
2 hrs 40 mins
44 hrs 57 mins
26 hrs 32 mins
62.8%
Budget 2006 9 May -
11 May 2006
24 hrs 24 mins
1 hr 24 mins
25 hrs 48 mins
10 hrs 35 mins
43.4%
Winter 2006 13 June -
22 June 2006
80 hrs 57 mins
6 hrs 01 min
86 hrs 58 mins
44 hrs 16 mins
54.7%
Spring 2006 8 August -
14 September 2006
125 hrs 19 mins
12 hrs 06 mins
137 hrs 25 mins
42 hrs 55 mins
34.2%
Spring (2) 2006 9 October -
7 December 2006
196 hrs 41 mins
13 hrs 46 mins
210 hrs 27 mins
91 hrs 35 mins+
46.6%
Autumn 2007 6 February -
29 March 2007
130 hrs 11 mins
11 hrs 37 mins
141 hrs 48 mins
60 hrs 01 min
46.1%
Budget 2007 8 May -
10 May 2007
23 hrs 19 mins
1 hr 17 mins
24 hrs 36 mins
6 hrs 55 mins
29.7%
Winter 2007 12 June -
21 June 2007
74 hrs 47 mins
7 hrs 04 mins
81 hrs 51 mins
48 hrs 39 mins
65.1%
Spring 2007 7 August -
16 August 2007
71 hrs 51 mins
3 hrs 52 mins
75 hrs 43 mins
39 hrs 24 mins
54.8%
Spring (2) 2007 10 September -
20 September 2007
72 hrs 51 mins
5 hrs 49 mins
78 hrs 40 mins
37 hrs 13 mins
51.1%

Total

 
1497 hrs 42 mins
112 hrs 29 mins
1610 hrs 11 mins
683 hrs 08 mins
45.6%

 

* This figure does not include time spent on the Therapeutic Goods Amendment (Repeal of Ministerial responsibility for approval of RU486 Bill 2005 [2006] which was a private senators' bill.

+ This figure does not include time spent on the Prohibition of Human Cloning for Reproduction and the regulation of Human Embryo Research Amendment Bill 2006 which was a private senators' bill.


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