2009-10 Supplementary Budget Estimates: Thursday, 22 October 2009

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No. 73/2009

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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 am until 10 pm.

The committee called the department and agencies of the Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs portfolio, including the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency.

Pursuant to a resolution of the Senate of 26 August 2008, the committee will next meet on Friday, 23 October 2009 in the Main Committee Room to hold a hearing on cross portfolio Indigenous matters. (program)

 

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 9.01 am until 10.54 pm.

The committee:

  • called the department and agencies of the Treasury portfolio, including the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, the Australian Office of Financial Management, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, the Australian Taxation Office and the Productivity Commission; and
  • concluded its hearings.

 

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 am until 11.02 pm.

The committee:

  • called the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations; and
  • concluded its hearings.

 

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 am until 9.27 pm.

The committee:

  • called the department and agencies of the Foreign Affairs and Trade portfolio, including the Australian Agency for International Development and the Australian Trade Commission; 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 2009-10 supplementary budget estimates (membership of committees, portfolio allocation, terms of reference etc.) is available on the Senate web page.

A program 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 this week by the Senate Table Office as a convenient summary of each day's consideration of estimates by Senate committees. On sitting days it provides a summary of each day's proceedings in the Senate.

Further information

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 Committees
No. 13: Rights and Responsibilities of Witnesses before Senate Committees

Contact details

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

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