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Sitting day Routine of Business

Sitting day Routine of Business

​​The Routine of Business in the Legislative Assembly is conducted according to Standing Order 97, which was last amended on 17 January 2022. The Sessional Order sets out a timetable for the order of business to be considered by the House over three consecutive week days. Government Business is conducted on every sitting day, and General Business is considered on sitting Thursdays.

​A PDF of the sitting day Routine of Business is available -  Sitting Day Routine of Business is available.

You can also access an Interactive Sitting Day Schedule which enables you to walk through the business of the House.

Because each sitting day has its own timetable, you can click on a particular ite​m of business and get an explanation of what it is all about. For example, what does "General Business" consist of, or what happens when the House discusses a petition? Access the schedule and click your way through the sitting week.

This short video aims to demystify some of the terminology used in Parliament and give you an introduction about what the Legislative Assembly talk about all day: