Senate Daily Summary - 11 to 14 September

Daily summaries

The Senate Daily Summary contains information on significant events and decisions made by the Senate each sitting day.

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Weekly summary

This section is updated daily with the latest information on events and decisions made by the Senate throughout the sitting week.

Qualifications of senators

The following documents were tabled

  • Correspondence and notices from the High Court advising that directions hearings are scheduled for 15 September 2017 in to matters relating to Senators Xenophon and Nash.

Debate on this bill will continue at a later date


This bill was negatived at the second reading


The House of Representatives agreed to the following bills without amendments:

These bills will now be sent to the Governor-General for assent

Motion agreed to

Dig deeper

Journals of the Senate
Official record (minutes) of the Senate 
Official transcripts of proceedings
Video record of proceedings

Look ahead

Notice Paper
Official list of all business before the Senate
The week ahead
Outlines business scheduled for the upcoming sitting week
Order of Business
A guide to the matters proposed to be dealt with each sitting day

Electronic and hardcopies of tabled documents are available from the Table Office

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