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No. 39/2007

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Community Affairs Committee

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

The committee met from 9.05am until 11.05pm.

The committee:

  • again called the department and agencies of the Health and Ageing portfolio; and
  • concluded its hearings.

Economics Committee

Portfolios allocated: Industry, Tourism and Resources; Treasury

The committee met from 9.02am until 5.50pm.

The committee :

  • again called the department and agencies of the Treasury portfolio; and
  • concluded its hearings.

Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Committee

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

The committee met from 9.00am until 6.20pm.

The committee:

  • again called the department and agencies of the Education, Science and Training portfolio; and
  • concluded its hearings.

 

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee

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

The committee met from 9.00am until 11.00pm.

The committee:

  • again called the department and agencies of the Defence portfolio (including Veterans' Affairs); 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 2007-08 budget estimates (membership of committees, portfolio allocation, terms of reference etc.) is available on the Senate website.

A program for each committee is available on the Senate website 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

The Senate Daily Summary, published each day after the committees meet, gives an overview of the progress made by committees and the business they expect 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 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 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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