Environment, Communications and the Arts

Environment, Communications and the Arts

1 July 2008 - 31 December 2008

Matters Current as at 1 July 2008
Matters Referred during period*
Reports tabled that discharge a reference**
Current Inquiries as at 31 December 2008
Standing Committee 4 7 8+(1) 3

Number and Hours of Meeting
Public
Hrs
Public Estimates
Hrs
Private
Hrs
Insp/Other
Hrs
Total Meetings
Total Hours
Standing Committee 19 68:22 2 22:35 26 8:15 0 0:00 47 99:12

Meetings by State
ACT NSW VIC TAS SA WA NT QLD
Standing Committee 29 3 6 0 2 2 4 1

Witnesses
Hansard Pages
Televised hearings
Estimates
Other (Bills)
General
Estimates
Other (Bills)
General
No. of submissions
No. of Pages
Government Responses
Standing Committee 9 136 46 154 283 263 678 714 2331 1

* includes referral of Annual Reports (1)

** includes 1 Interim Report


Environment, Communications and the Arts (Standing)

1 July 2008 to 31 December 2008

Method of appointment

Pursuant to amended Senate Standing Order 25.

Current members         

Date of appointment

Senator Anne McEwen (SA, ALP)
(elected Chair on 14.02.08)

12.02.08

Senator Simon Birmingham (SA, LP)
(elected Deputy Chair on 6.08.08)

12.02.08

Senator the Hon Ronald Boswell (QLD, NATS)

15.10.08

Senator Scott Ludlam (WA, AG)

01.07.08

Senator Kate Lundy (ACT, ALP)

12.02.08

Senator Louise Pratt (WA, ALP)

01.07.08

Senator the Hon Judith Troeth (VIC, LP)

24.11.08

Senator Dana Wortley (SA, ALP)

12.02.08

 

Substitute members

Date of appointment

Senator Fiona Nash (NSW, NATS)[1]

01.12.08

Senator Rachel Siewert (WA, AG)[2]

04.12.08

 

Participating members

Date of appointment

Senator the Hon Eric Abetz (TAS, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Judith Adams (WA, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Mark Arbib (NSW, ALP)

01.07.08

Senator Guy Barnett (TAS, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Cory Bernardi (SA, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Catryna Bilyk (TAS, ALP)

01.07.08

Senator Mark Bishop (WA, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator the Hon Ronald Boswell (QLD, NATS)

01.12.08

Senator Sue Boyce (QLD, LP)

12.02.08

Senator the Hon George Brandis (QLD, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Bob Brown (TAS, AG)

14.02.08

Senator Carol Brown (TAS, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator David Bushby (TAS, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Doug Cameron (NSW, ALP)

01.07.08

Senator Michaelia Cash (WA, LP)

01.07.08

Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck (TAS, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Jacinta Collins (VIC, ALP)

14.05.08

Senator the Hon Helen Coonan (NSW, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Mathias Cormann (WA, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Trish Crossin (NT, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator Alan Eggleston (WA, LP)

12.02.08

Senator the Hon Christopher Ellison (WA, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Don Farrell (SA, ALP)

01.07.08

Senator David Feeney (VIC, ALP)

01.07.08

Senator Steve Fielding (VIC, FFP)

13.02.08

Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells (NSW, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Mitch Fifield (VIC, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Mary Jo Fisher (SA, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Michael Forshaw (NSW, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator Mark Furner (QLD, ALP)

01.07.08

Senator Sarah Hanson-Young (SA, AG)

01.07.08

Senator the Hon Bill Heffernan (NSW, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Gary Humphries (ACT, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Annette Hurley (SA, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator Steve Hutchins (NSW, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator the Hon David Johnston (WA, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Barnaby Joyce (QLD, NATS)

12.02.08

Senator Helen Kroger (VIC, LP)

01.07.08

Senator Scott Ludlam (WA, AG)

04.12.08

Senator the Hon Ian Macdonald (QLD, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Gavin Marshall (VIC, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator the Hon Brett Mason (QLD, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Julian McGauran (VIC, LP)

12.02.08

Senator the Hon Jan McLucas (QLD, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator Christine Milne (TAS, AG)

14.02.08

Senator the Hon Nicholas Minchin (SA, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Claire Moore (QLD, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator Fiona Nash (NSW, NATS)

12.02.08

Senator Kerry O'Brien (TAS, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator Marise Payne (NSW, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Helen Polley (TAS, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator the Hon Michael Ronaldson (VIC, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Scott Ryan (VIC, LP)

01.07.08

Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion (NT. CLP)

12.02.08

Senator Rachel Siewert (WA, AG)

14.02.08

Senator the Hon Ursula Stephens (NSW, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator Glenn Sterle (WA, ALP)

12.03.08

Senator Russell Trood (QLD, LP)

12.02.08

Senator Nick Xenophon (SA, IND)

01.07.08

 

Former members

Term of appointment

Senator Andrew Bartlett (QLD, AD)

13.02.08–30.06.08

Senator the Hon Rod Kemp (VIC, LP)

12.02.08–30.06.08

Senator Stephen Parry (TAS, LP)

12.02.08–24.11.08

Senator Ruth Webber (WA, ALP)

12.02.08–30.06.08

Senator John Williams (NSW, NATS)

01.07.08–15.10.08

 

Former participating members

Term of appointment

Senator Lyn Allison (VIC, AD)

13.02.08–30.06.08

Senator the Hon Ronald Boswell (QLD, NATS)

12.02.08–15.10.08

Senator George Campbell (NSW, ALP)

12.03.08–30.06.08

Senator Grant Chapman (SA, LP)

12.02.08–30.06.08

Senator John Hogg (QLD, ALP)

12.03.08–26.08.08

Senator Linda Kirk (SA, ALP)

12.03.08–30.06.08

Senator Ross Lightfoot (WA, LP)

12.02.08–30.06.08

Senator the Hon Sandy Macdonald (NSW, NATS)

12.02.08–30.06.08

Senator Kerry Nettle (NSW, AG)

14.02.08–30.06.08

Senator the Hon Kay Patterson (VIC, LP)

12.02.08–30.06.08

Senator Robert Ray (VIC, ALP)

12.03.08–05.05.08

Senator Natasha Stott Despoja (SA, AD)

13.02.08–30.06.08

Senator the Hon Judith Troeth (VIC, LP)

12.02.08–24.11.08

Senator John Watson (TAS, LP)

12.02.08–30.06.08

 

Inquiries

As at 1 July 2008

Current inquiries

As at 31 December 2008

New references

1 July 2008–31 December 2008

Public hearings

1 July 2008–31 December 2008

Reports tabled

1 July 2008–31 December 2008

Government responses

1 July 2008–31 December 2008

Estimates

A statistical summary of this Committee's work when considering Estimates appears in Part Four.

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