14-17 February 2005 2004-05 additional estimates at a glance


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No. 5/2005

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Portfolio additional estimates statements and related papers can be obtained from the Senate Table Office (phone 6277 3010) and on the Internet.

General information about the consideration of the 2004-05 additional estimates (membership of committees, portfolio allocation, terms of reference etc.) is available on the Senate web page.

An agenda for each of the legislation committees listed below is available on the Senate webpage and will be updated as necessary.

The Senate Daily Summary will be published each day after the legislation committees meet. The Summary will give a brief overview on the progress made by each committee and the business each committee expects to consider to the next day.

The eight Senate Legislation Committees will meet to consider the 2004-05 additional estimates. Meetings are scheduled from Monday to Thursday, with spillovers on Friday, if required.

The following committees will meet on Monday and Tuesday to consider the following portfolios:

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Legislation Committee
Communications, Information Technology and the Arts
Environment and Heritage

Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee
Parliament
Prime Minister and Cabinet
Finance and Administration
Human Services

Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee
Attorney-General
Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Transport and Regional Services
The following committees will meet on Wednesday and Thursday to consider the following portfolios:

Community Affairs Legislation Committee
Family and Community Services
Health and Ageing

Economics Legislation Committee
Industry, Tourism and Resources
Treasury

Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Legislation Committee
Education, Science and Training
Employment and Workplace Relations

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee
Defence (including Veterans’ Affairs)
Foreign Affairs and Trade

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The Senate Daily Summary is available on the Internet at  www.aph.gov.au/senate

Enquiries, comments and suggestions: phone 6277 3209

e-mail: sue.blunden@aph.gov.au

This publication is issued by the Senate Procedure Office as a convenient summary of each day’s consideration of estimates by Senate legislation committees. Budget estimates statements and related papers can be obtained from the Senate Table Office (phone: 6277 3010) and on the Internet.

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Further information

Committee Hansards can be obtained from the Senate Table Office (phone 62773010) and on the Internet (when available)

Committee proceedings can be viewed on the Internet

Senate Briefs, prepared by the Senate Procedure Office, provide general information about the estimates process:

No. 4: Senate Committees

No. 5: Consideration of Estimates by the Senate’s Legislation Committees

No. 13: Rights and Responsibilities of Witnesses before Senate Committees

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