It's been a very busy week in the Council – members debated motions to overturn the disallowance of a regulation and to adjudge the Leader of the Government guilty of contempt. This was on top of considering two new sessional orders and passing four bills. Find out more in today's blog.
13 items of private members’ business were debated on Wednesday, including one bill and five orders for papers.
On Tuesday and Thursday, the House passed a number of bills, spanning health, criminal procedure, work health and safety, road transport and liquor licensing. The House also debated a motion to find the Leader of the Government in contempt for failure to provide documents previously ordered in relation to the Stronger Communities grants program. The Leader of the Government was suspended from the service of the House on Tuesday 20 October until the end of the sitting day.
9 items of private members’ business were debated on Wednesday, including three bills and two orders for papers. The House also debated a motion of no confidence in the Premier.
On Tuesday and Thursday, the House passed a number of bills, including bills relating to digital driver licences, a new liquor licensing regime for venues, and to transfer management of sporting and entertainment venues to Venues NSW. The House unanimously agreed to a condolence motion in relation to the passing of a former Premier, and considered whether to debate a motion to find the Leader of the Government in contempt.
On Wednesday the Legislative Council considered a range of bills and motions moved by private members. Read about all the action in our latest blog post!
On Wednesday the Legislative Council debated a no confidence motion in the Treasurer and icare and considered a range of other bills and motions, including relating to nursing homes, road tolls and uranium mining.
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On the final sitting days before the winter break, the Upper House elected a new Assistant President, considered a range of private members' bills and motions and passed two items of government legislation. In addition there were further developments regarding a significant non-compliance with an order for the production of government documents.
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.