Estimates at a glance - 20 to 24 October 2008

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2008-09 Supplementary budget estimates

Senate committees will meet this week to consider the 2008-09 supplementary budget estimates

Monday 20 October and Tuesday 21 October

  • Environment, Communications and the Arts Committee (PDF 12KB)
    • Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
    • Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
  • Finance and Public Administration Committee (PDF 37KB)
    • Parliament
    • Prime Minister and Cabinet
    • Climate Change
    • Finance and Deregulation
    • Human Services
  • Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee ( PDF 17KB )
    • Attorney-General
    • Immigration and Citizenship
  • Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Committee (PDF 19KB)
    • Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
    • Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government

Wednesday 22 October and Thursday 23 October

  • Community Affairs Committee
    • Health and Ageing
    • Sport
    • Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
  • Economics Committee (PDF 31KB)
    • Treasury
    • Innovation, Industry, Science and Research
    • Resources, Energy and Tourism
  • Education, Employment and Workplace Relations Committee
    • Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
  • Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee
    • Defence
    • Veterans’ Affairs
    • Foreign Affairs and Trade

Friday 24 October

Pursuant to a resolution of the Senate of 26 August 2008, the Community Affairs Committee will hold a special hearing on cross portfolio Indigenous issues.

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 2008-09 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 proceedings can be viewed on the Internet

Committee Hansards can 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

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

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