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Statistics of the Legislative Council

Statistics of the Legislative Council

This page contains recent data relating to the business of the Legislative Council.


Recent

Figures relating to the business of the Legislative Council for the last two sitting weeks and the calendar year to date.

 

Sittings of the House

Week ending
17 November 2022

Week ending
 10 November 2022

2022
(year to date)

​Sitting days
​3
3
40
​Sitting hours
​34
33
382.5
​Days on which the House sat past midnight​1
​0
8

Notices of motions

Week ending
17 November 2022

Week ending
 10 November 2022

2022
(year to date)

​Total notices of motions given33
​44
591
​Notices for Disallowance of a Statutory Rule or Instrument​0
​1
12

Notices for Business of the House

​1
​1
19
​Notices for Government Business
​0
​1
18

​Notices for Matters of Privilege

​0
​0
0
​Notices for Matters of Public Importance​0
​0
5
​Notices for Private Members' Business
​32
​42
536
​Total notices of motions withdrawn​1
​0
5

Legislation

Week ending
17 November 2022

Week ending
10 November 2022

2022
(year to date)

​Bills received from the Legislative Assembly
​5
​7
67
​Bills introduced in the Legislative Council​2
​4
44
​Bills passed* by the Legislative Council​13
​3
79
​Bills negatived or discharged by the Legislative Council
1
​0
9
*Refers to bills passed by the LC only. Figure may incl. bills passed by the LC but not yet passed by both Houses.

Amendments to legislation

Week ending
17 November 2022

Week ending
10 November 2022
 

2022
(year to date)

​Bills considered in committee of the whole
​8
​5
53
​​Amendments circulated150
23
643
Amendments moved115
21
549
​Amendments agreed to44
11
202
​Bills amended in committee of the whole​1
1
29

Petitions​ ​ ​ ​
(including ePetitions)

Week ending
17 November 2022

Week ending
10 November 2022

2022
(year to date)

​Number of petitions presented​0
​0
8
​Number of signatures to petitions presented
​0
​0
150,653

Orders for papers under SO 52

Week ending
17 November 2022

Week ending
10 November 2022

2022
(year to date)

​​Orders for papers agreed to7
​5
111
​Returns to orders tabled
​5
​24
465

Questions

Week ending
17 November 2022

Week ending
10 November 2022

2022
(year to date)

​​Questions on Notice lodged (Written questions)*
29
7
1257**
​Questions without Notice asked (Oral questions asked during Question Time)
​67
64
735

Other business

Week ending
17 November 2022

Week ending
10 November 2022

2022
(year to date)

​Business resolved as formal business
​22
​29
129
​Private Members' Business items resolved
34​24
312
​Motions for Disallowance resolved
​0
0
6
Number of tabled documents
190
141
1351
​Divisions in the House
​3
10
112
​Divisions in Committee of the Whole10
​2
71
 
 * As of 8 May 2019, Questions on Notice can be lodged on any business day by 4 pm, not just on sitting days.
 ** Includes questions lodged during non-sitting weeks
*** These figures are for the two scheduled sitting weeks in September, which were interrupted due to the death of Queen Elizabeth II