Senate Daily Summary - 4 to 7 September 2017

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

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

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Qualifications of senators

  • Senators Hinch and Gallagher made statements in relation to questions arising in the media about their qualifications
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  • The following documents were tabled
    • Letters from the President of the Senate to the Principal Registrar, High Court of Australia regarding Senators Nash and Xenophon

Referrals to the Court of Disputed Returns – motions agreed to


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Notice Paper
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