2005-06 Budget Estimates - Friday 27 May 2005


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No. 30/2005

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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 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 the next day.

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 9.08am until 12.58pm.

The committee completed:

  • the Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs portfolio
  • budget estimates consideration

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 1.58pm.

The committee completed:

  • the Transport and Regional Services portfolio
  • budget estimates consideration

Budget estimates at a glance

30 May - 3 June 2005

This week the following four committees will consider the portfolios listed:

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: sds@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.

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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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