During government business days this week the House passed four bills, disallowed a regulation concerning floodplain harvesting and censured the Leader of the Government for non-compliance with an order for papers.
During government business days this week the House passed bills concerning birth certificates for adopted people and police promotions. The House also debated a matter of public importance.
The Legislative Council was recalled this week! Read all about the action that occurred on government business days including debate on a range of bills and on a matter of public importance concerning children in out of home care.
The House came together to mark the passing of the Honourable Tim Fischer AC. It also considered bills on the regulation of the racing industry, modernising the process to pay fines and amending election funding processes.
On Wednesday, the House debated a Matter of Public Importance concerning Crown Resorts; and a bill about online betting was introduced.Meanwhile, the Reproductive Health Care Reform Bill passed the LA. More news on this coming soon.
Private members' business day was interrupted to consider the Appropriation Bills and the Ageing and Disability Commissioner Bill, which took several hours. We returned to private members business afterwards, finishing at 12.34 am.
The House agreed to two orders for papers, introduced four bills and established four new committee inquiries. As 10 items were taken in short form under the new Sessional Orders, 13 private members' items were able to be considered.
A day of bulk-billing for the House of Review.
On the final day of a busy sitting week two private members' bills were introduced: on tree thinning in two national parks and another to prohibit advertising of gambling, and the House debated three private members' motions.
On Wednesday the Council passed three bills and introduced a further six bills and considered debating a matter of public importance relating to the gaming and racing industry. Read more in our blog.