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These publications provide a complete list of all bills before Parliament for the current calendar year and details of their progress through both houses of Parliament.
The House of Representatives Selection Committee and the Senate Selection of Bills Committee routinely consider whether bills should be referred to committees for inquiry and report. The House Committee reports its determinations to the chamber, while the Senate Committee makes recommendations which the Senate may then adopt. Bills may also be referred to committees by either chamber or by the relevant minister to House and joint committees.
House of Respresentatives Selection Committee
Bills referred to House of Representatives committees
Senate Selection of Bills Committee
Bills referred to Senate committees
Legislation Proposed for Introduction in the 2015 Autumn Sittings (PDF 98KB)
Draft Legislation Programme – House of Representatives (PDF166KB)
Draft Legislation Programme – Senate (RFT 156KB)
The introduction of a tariff proposal is the formal procedure for initiating the collection of customs and excise duties.
A bill is a proposal for a law or a change to an existing law. A bill becomes law (an Act) when agreed to in identical form by both houses of Parliament and assented to by the Governor-General.
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