Week beginning 21 November 2022

Week beginning 21 November 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.

Key events

  • Condolence motion for former member, the Honourable Peter Keaston Reith AM (21 November)
  • Statement on a significant matter: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (23 November)
  • Budget bills passed by the House (24 November)
  • National Anti-Corruption Commission bills passed by the House (24 November)


3 bills were presented, and 10 bills were passed by the House

Ministerial Statements

  • Developing Northern Australia—Minister for Northern Australia (22 November)

Matters of Public Importance

Committee and delegation business

Committee reports presented   

Selection Committee

  • Report No. 6 relating to the consideration of committee and delegation business and private members’ business on Monday, 28 November 2022 (23 November)

Joint Standing Committee on Treaties

  • Report 201: Free Trade Agreement between Australia and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (21 November)
  • Report 202: Australia-India Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (21 November)

Government Responses

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security

  • Advisory report on the National Security Legislation Amendment (Comprehensive Review and Other Measures No. 1) Bill 2021 (21 November)

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) (23 November)

Delegation reports presented

There were no delegation reports

Private Members' business

The following private members' motions were moved and debated on Monday, 21 November