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No. 74/2005
www.aph.gov.au/senate

2005-06 BUDGET ESTIMATES
supplementary hearings

Tuesday 1 November 2005

Related links
Portfolio budget 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 2005-06 Budget estimates (membership of committees, portfolio allocation, terms of reference etc.) is available on the Senate webpage.

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 the next day.

Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Legislation Committee
Portfolios allocated: Communications, Information Technology and the Arts; Environment and Heritage
For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9.05am until 11.05pm.

The committee completed:

  1. Communications, Information Technology and the Arts portfolio (outcome 2)
  2. Environment and Heritage portfolio (Marine, Natural Resource Management Programmes, Policy Coordination, and Environment Quality Divisions to be examined through questions on notice)
  3. budget estimates supplementary hearings

 

 

 

Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee
Portfolios allocated: Finance and Administration; Human Services; Parliament; Prime Minister and Cabinet
For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9.03am until 11.02pm.

The committee completed:

  1. Finance and Administration portfolio (including the Department of Finance and Administration, Australian Electoral Commission, Comsuper, CSS Board, PSS Board, Department of Human Services, and Centrelink)
  2. budget estimates supplementary hearings

Legal and Constitutional Legislation Committee
Portfolios allocated: Attorney-General; Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs
For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9.03am until 11.01pm.

The committee completed:

  1. Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs portfolio
  2. budget estimates supplementary hearings

  Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport
  Legislation Committee

Portfolios allocated: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry; Transport and Regional Services
For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9.00am until 10.50pm.

The committee completed:

  1. Transport and Regional Services portfolio
  2. Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry portfolio
  3. budget estimates supplementary hearings

 

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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: sds@aph.gov.au

This publicationis 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 6277 3010) 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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