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These Infosheets provide useful information about the business of the House and Federation Chamber.

For the official record of the proceedings of the House, including a list of papers presented, go to the Votes and Proceedings. To read transcripts of the debates, go to Hansard.

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Statistical records of the work of the House of Representatives are available on a range of business items, including legislation, questions, statements and petitions.

Last week in the House

Week beginning 28 May 2018

This page provides an overview of the key events of the last sitting week in the House of Representatives. It includes all bills presented and debated; and selected statements, debates and committee business. For the official record of proceedings, see the Votes and Proceedings. For a detailed procedural account of events, see the Procedural Digest and House Review.



2 bills were presented and 13 bills were passed by the House

Click here for a list of bills introduced and debated in the House

Ministerial Statements

No ministerial statements were made

Matters of Public Importance discussed

  • Government accountability (30 May)
  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation (31 May)

Committee and delegation business

Committee reports presented 

Standing Committee on Petitions 

  • Making voices heard—Inquiry into the e-petitioning system of the House of Representatives Petitions Committee (29 May)

Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training

  • Unique individuals, broad skills: inquiry into school to work transition (30 May)

 To read other committee reports, click Committees home page 

Delegation reports presented 

No delegation reports were presented

To read other delegation reports, see Outgoing delegations and visits

Private Members’ motions

There were no private Members’ motions moved