With the Legislative Council returning to a full sitting program in June, refresh your knowledge of private members' business (Wednes)day with our latest blog post.
The numbers are in. The Legislative Council has finished its sittings for another year. Check out all our sitting day stats for 2019.
On the final sitting day in 2019 we considered a bill from The Greens concerning the protection of Central Coast drinking water catchments, passed four orders for government papers and ended with a motion of Christmas felicitations.
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
On Thursday, the NSW Parliament elected Sam Farraway to a seat in the Legislative Council at a joint sitting of both Houses, and we debated 10 motions and passed six orders for government documents.
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
Tuesday saw the Council continue its consideration of amendments to the Reproductive Health Care Reform Bill 2019 – a bill that would decriminalise abortion in NSW and instead regulate it as a health matter.
Wednesday saw the Council continue its consideration of amendments to the Reproductive Health Care Reform Bill 2019 – a bill that would decriminalise abortion in New South Wales and instead regulate it as a health matter.
Tuesday was dominated by debate on the bill to decriminalise abortion in New South Wales. Seven sets of amendments to the bill were considered, before the House adjourned at 12.20 am.