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No. 35/2010

Monday, 31 May 2010

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2010-11 Budget estimates

Community Affairs Legislation Committee

Portfolios allocated: Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs; Health and Ageing

For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9.00 am until 10.55 pm.

The committee called the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs.

The committee will next meet on Tuesday, 1 June 2010 in Senate Committee Room 2S1, again calling the Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs portfolio, continuing with the department.

Economics Legislation Committee

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

For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9.00 am until 9.08 pm.

The committee called the department and agencies of the Innovation, Industry, Science and Research portfolio, including the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, the Australian Research Council, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, IP Australia and the Office of the Chief Scientist.
The committee will next meet on Tuesday, 1 June 2010 in House of Representatives Committee Room 2R1, calling:

  • the department and agencies of the Resources, Energy and Tourism portfolio, commencing with the department; and
  • the department and agencies of the Treasury portfolio, commencing with the department and the Australian Taxation Office.

Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Legislation Committee

Portfolios allocated: Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

For current information about the committee’s hearings

The committee met from 9.00 am until 10.44 pm.

The committee called the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations.
The committee will next meet on Tuesday, 1 June 2010 in Senate Committee Room 2S3, calling the agencies of the Education, Employment and Workplace Relations portfolio, commencing with Comcare.

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 9.00 am until 11.00 pm.

The committee called the Department of Defence.
The committee will next meet on Tuesday, 1 June 2010 in the Main Committee Room, again calling the department and agencies of the Defence portfolio, continuing with the department.


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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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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