2005-06 Budget Estimates - Thursday 2 June 2005


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No. 34/2005

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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.

Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Portfolios allocated: Family and Community Services; Health and Ageing

For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9.05am until 11.00pm.

The committee completed:

  • the Health and Ageing portfolio
  • budget estimates consideration

Economics Legislation Committee

Portfolios allocated: Industry, Tourism and Resources; Treasury

For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9.03am until 10.15pm.

The committee completed:

  • the Treasury portfolio
  • budget estimates consideration

Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Legislation Committee

Portfolios allocated: Education, Science and Training; Employment and Workplace Relations

For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9.06am until 7.00pm.

The committee:

  • completed the Education, Science and Training portfolio
  • will continue the Employment and Workplace Relations portfolio (output 2.2) when it meets on Friday 3 June 2005 in Senate Committee Room 2S3

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee

Portfolios allocated: Defence (including Veterans’ Affairs); Foreign Affairs and Trade

For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9.00am until 7.15pm.

The committee completed:

  • the Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio
  • budget estimates consideration

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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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