Senate Daily Summary - 2 to 3 April 2019

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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.

 Tuesday, 2 April

  • Minister for Finance (Senator Cormann) tabled the Budget statement and associated documents
  • The Senate referred the budget documents to legislation committees for consideration during estimates hearings in April 2019
  • Portfolio budget statements for the parliamentary departments, and portfolio and executive departments were tabled

For further information: www.budget.gov.au

Wednesday, 3 April

  • Party leaders and independent senators made statements in reply to the 2019-20 budget
    Read the transcript
Introduced
Passed

Without amendment

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

The House of Representatives will now consider these bills

With amendments

The House of Representatives will now consider the Senate's amendments

The House of Representatives made the amendments requested by the Senate to the following bills:

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

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