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Statistics of the Legislative Council

Statistics of the Legislative Council

This page contains recent and selected historical 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
9 June 2022

Week ending
23 June 2022

2022
(year to date)

​Sitting days​3
​3
22
​Sitting hours
​27.45
​32.1
233
​Days on which the House sat past midnight​0
​0
7

Notices of motions

Week ending
9 June 2022

Week ending
23 June 2022

2022
(year to date)

​Total notices of motions given​46
​36
336
​Notices for Disallowance of a Statutory Rule or Instrument​1
​0
7

Notices for Business of the House

​3
​0
10
​Notices for Government Business
​0
​3
13

​Notices for Matters of Privilege

​0
​0
0
​Notices for Matters of Public Importance​2
​0
4
​Notices for Private Members' Business
​40
​33
302
​Total notices of motions withdrawn​0
​1
2

Legislation

Week ending
9 June 2022

Week ending
23 June 2022

2022
(year to date)

​Bills received from the Legislative Assembly
​2
​6
27
​Bills introduced in the Legislative Council​2
​4
17
​Bills passed* by the Legislative Council​5
​7
37
​Bills negatived or discharged by the Legislative Council
​1
​1
6
*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
9 June 2022

Week ending
23 June 2022

2022
(year to date)

​Bills considered in committee of the whole
​4
​4
27
​​Amendments circulated​13
​7
406
Amendments moved​13
​5
321
​Amendments agreed to​6
​2
117
​Bills amended in committee of the whole​3
​2
17

Petitions​ ​ ​ ​
(including ePetitions)

Week ending
9 June 2022

Week ending
23 June 2022

2022
(year to date)

​Number of petitions presented​0
​0
7
​Number of signatures to petitions presented
​0
​0
147,821

Orders for papers under SO 52

Week ending
9 June 2022

Week ending
23 June 2022

2022
(year to date)

​​Orders for papers agreed to​5
​10
65
​Returns to orders tabled
​30
​18
299

Questions

Week ending
9 June 2022

Week ending
23 June 2022

2022
(year to date)

​​Questions on Notice lodged (Written questions)*
​67
​37
975**
​Questions without Notice asked (Oral questions asked during Question Time)
​56
​58
434

Other business

Week ending
9 June 2022

Week ending
23 June 2022

2022
(year to date)

​Business resolved as formal business
​11
​11
98
​Private Members' Business items resolved
​21
​22
173
​Motions for Disallowance resolved
​0
​2
6
Number of tabled documents
​103
​72
844
​Divisions in the House​5
​14
69
​Divisions in Committee of the Whole​3
​2
51
 
 * 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