Week beginning 1 August 2022

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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this web page may contains images, voices and names of deceased persons.

Key events


7 bills were presented and 8 bills were passed by the House 

Ministerial Statements

There were no ministerial statements.

Matters of Public Importance

Committee and delegation business

Committee reports of the 46th Parliament presented as documents

Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit

  • Report 492: Governance in the stewardship of public resources: Inquiry into Auditor-General’s reports 11, 31 and 39 (2019-20) and 2 and 9 (2020-21) (report of the 46th Parliament)—Report, incorporating a dissenting report, April 2022 (4 August) 

Private Members' business

The following private members' bills were introduced on Monday, 1 August

The following private members' motions were moved and debated on Monday, 1 August