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No. 33/2010

Thursday, 27 May 2010

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2010-11 Budget estimates

Economics Legislation Committee

Portfolios allocated: Innovation; Industry, Science and Research; Resources, Energy and Tourism; Treasury

For PDF 32KB about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 7.50 am until 9.51 am.

The committee called the Department of the Treasury.

The committee will next meet on Monday, 31 May 2010 in House of Representatives Committee Room 2R1, calling the department and agencies of the Innovation, Industry, Science and Research portfolio, commencing with the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation.

Environment, Communications and the Arts Legislation Committee

Portfolios allocated: Broadband, Communications, and the Digital Economy; Climate Change and Energy Efficiency; Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts

The committee met from 9.03 am until 11.01 pm.

The committee:

  • called the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency; and
  • concluded its hearings.

Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

Portfolios allocated: Finance and Deregulation; Human Services; Parliament; Prime Minister and Cabinet

The committee met from 10.05 am until 11.02 pm.

The committee:

  • called the department and agencies of the Finance and Deregulation portfolio, including the Australian Electoral Commission;
  • called the department and agencies of the Human Services portfolio, including Centrelink and Medicare Australia; and
  • concluded its hearings.

Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee

Portfolios allocated: Attorney-General; Immigration and Citizenship

The committee met from 9.03 am until 5.59 pm.

The committee:

  • again called the Department of Immigration and Citizenship; and
  • concluded its hearings.

Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee

Portfolios allocated: Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry; Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government

The committee met from 9.00 am until 9.10 pm.

The committee:

  • again called the department and agencies of the Infrastructure, Transport Regional Development and Local Government portfolio, including the Office of Northern Australia, Airservices Australia, the Civil Aviation Safety Authority, the Office of Transport Security and the Australian Transport Safety Bureau; and
  • concluded its hearings.


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 2010-11 budget estimates (membership of committees, portfolio allocation, terms of reference etc.) is available on the Senate web page.

(PDF 312KB) for each of the committees is available on the Senate webpage and will be updated as necessary.

Committee proceedingscan be viewed on the Internet

Committee Hansardscan be obtained from the Senate Table Office (phone 6277 3010) and on the Internet (when available)

The Senate Daily Summary will be published each day after the 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.

 

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Online

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

It is issued by the Senate Table Office as a convenient summary of each day's proceedings in the Senate. For a complete account see the official record, the Journals of the Senate , on the Internet at http://www.aph.gov.au/senate/pubs/index.htm

Related resources

The Order of Business (or Senate Red') and the Dynamic Red (which updates the Order of Business throughout the sitting day) are also available on the Internet at www.aph.gov.au/senate

Contact details

Inquiries, comments and suggestions:
phone 6277 3021
e-mail: sds@aph.gov.au

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