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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 25 June 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.

Key Events

  • Condolence motion in relation to the death of the Honourable Joseph Max Berinson, a former Minister and Member for the Division of Perth from 1969 to 1975 (25 June)
  • Three approvals of works and one reference of work to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works (28 June)

Legislation

15 bills were presented and 23 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

  • Childcare and penalty rates (26 June)

Committee and delegation business

Committee reports presented

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security

  • Advisory report on the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Bill 2017 (25 June)

To read other committee reports, see Committees home page

Government responses to committee reports

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security

  • Advisory report on the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Bill 2017 (26 June)
  • Advisory Report on the National Security Legislation Amendment (Espionage and Foreign Interference) Bill 2017 (26 June)

Joint Standing Committee on Migration

  • No one teaches you to become an Australian: Report of the inquiry into migrant settlement outcomes (27 June)

Delegation reports presented

Report of the Parliamentary Delegation to the Republic of Korea and Japan, 11 to 21 April 2018 (28 June)

To read other delegation reports, see Outgoing delegations and visits

Private Members’ motions

The following motions were moved and debated on 25 June and 26 June 2018

Debate resumed on the following motions on 25 June and 26 June 2018

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