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Days and hours of sitting 1991 - 2000

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Times are recorded as hours:minutes
 
1991
1992
1993*
1994
1995
1996*
1997
1998*
1999
2000
Number of sitting days
83
76
53
80
78
71
82
57
79
71
Hours of sitting
875:51
728:31
521:12
628:10
637:15
562:05
740:40
540:49
698:36
631:50
Average length of a sitting day
10:33
9:35
9:50
7:50
8:10
7:55
9:01
9:29
8:50
8:53
Longest sitting day
22:20
(3/12)
33:541
66:182
22:423
23:104
17:02
(13/12)
23:105
39:276
16:50
(24/6)
19:45
(7/12)
Shortest sitting day
1:22
(16/4)
0:29
(2/1)

1:29
(11/5)

2:08
(23/6)
2:19
(7/3)
1:52
(17/9)
1:40
(26/2)
2:18
(10/11)
4:517
4:00
(10/10)

* Indicates an election year

Notes

The following were treated as one sitting day

1  12, 13, 16 and 17 November 1992
2  16, 17, 18, 20 and 21 December 1993
3  8 and 9 December 1994
4  30 November and 1 December 1995
5  4 and 5 December 1997
6  9, 10 and 11 July 1998

7  The Senate sat for 4 hours and 51 minutes on both 24 August and 23 November 1999

Number of sitting days

Total hours of sitting

 

 

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