On the final day for Government business in 2019 we passed two bills including one regarding the Children’s Guardian. We also debated a bill to further enforce 'mobile phone use while driving' offences.
Just in: We began the final sitting week of 2019 by sitting past midnight in order to pass 2 bills & consider the Assembly's amendments to the RMS Dissolution Bill. Read our blog to find out more...
Thursday was private members' business day where three bills and a raft of motions were debated. In line with previous weeks seven orders for papers were agreed to, taking the total tally for this year to 47. The day also saw the third private members' bill to pass the Legislative Council this year. Bills Fishing … Continue reading In the House – Thursday 14 November 2019
Wednesday's sitting was dominated by the consideration of bills relating to music festivals and another about meeting critical water needs for certain regional areas. Read all about it in our blog.
Read about private members' business day on 24 October 2019 where we considered five bills and nine motions
On Wednesday the House considered the Right to Farm Bill and confirmed its sitting calendar for 2020.
Read about how the Abortion Law Reform Act 2019 became law
The Legislative Council strikes out regulations regarding licences for music festivals, passes a bill to prohibit the supply of plastic shopping bags by retailers, plus much much more…
Following a marathon debate the Legislative Council has passed the Reproductive Health Care Reform Bill with amendments. These have been agreed to by the Legislative Assembly & the bill is being delivered to the Governor to become law
We passed two bills & appointed 8 Joint Committees. Contributions to the Address-in-Reply to The Governor's speech continued. We insisted on our amendments to the Ageing & Disability Commissioner Bill, disagreed with by the Assembly.