New member Sam Farraway signs the Roll of the House and the Council passes bills concerning electoral funding, payment of fines and online gambling.
Government bills relating to Snowy 2.0 and the building industry pass the Council, while motions to disallow regulations concerning the management of marine parks and Sydney Olympic Park were defeated. Read more in our blog, House in Review.
On the day set aside for private members' business, one bill was introduced and four motions were debated. Of the four motions, two were agreed to after substantial amendment, one was defeated and debate on the fourth was adjourned until another day.
In another eventful day for the Council, the House again considered the Government’s response to orders for the production of documents. The documents ordered are now expected to be provided by 5.00 pm Friday 8 June. The heavy legislative workload continued in the lead up to the winter recess, with the House adjourning after midnight for the second time this week. In a significant development, the House agreed to amendments to the Government Sector Finance bills. The amendments, if agreed to by the Legislative Assembly, would reconstitute the Public Accounts Committee as a joint parliamentary committee with members from both Houses.