This week at a glance: 12-16 February 2007

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2006-07 Additional estimates

Senate committees will meet this week to consider the 2006-07 additional estimates as follows:

Monday 12 February and Tuesday 13 February

  • Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Committee (program)
    • Communications and Information Technology
    • Arts and Sport
    • Environment and Water Resources
  • Finance and Public Administration Committee (program)
    • Parliament
    • Prime Minister and Cabinet
    • Finance and Administration
    • Human Services
  • Legal and Constitutional Committee (program)
    • Immigration and Citizenship
    • Attorney-General
  • Community Affairs Committee (program)
    • Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
    • Health and Ageing

Wednesday 14 February and Thursday 15 February

  • Economics Committee (program)
    • Treasury
    • Industry, Tourism and Resources
  • Employment, Workplace Relations and Education Committee (program)
    • Education, Science and Training
    • Employment and Workplace Relations
  • Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee (program)
    • Defence (including Veterans’ Affairs)
    • Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee (program)
    • Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
    • Transport and Regional Services

Friday 16 February – spillover hearings

  • Economics Committee
  • Environment, Communications, Information Technology and the Arts Committee
  • Finance and Public Administration Committee
  • Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee

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 2006-07 additional estimates (membership of committees, portfolio allocation, terms of reference etc.) is available on the Senate web page.

A program for each of the committees listed below is available on the Senate webpage and will be updated as necessary.

Committee proceedings can be viewed on the Internet

Committee Hansards can be obtained from the Senate Table Office (phone 62773010) 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 3015
e-mail: sds@aph.gov.au

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