To find out what may be debated in the House today, see the Notice Paper.
The Legislative Council conducts business according to a schedule or 'sitting pattern'. The current sitting pattern is shown below.
At the commencement of each day, the House conducts 'formalities'. During this time the following items of business are considered in the order shown:
At the conclusion of formalities the House proceeds to consider items of business, such as legislation. As shown in the sitting pattern below, Government business is currently scheduled for consideration on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and private members' business on Wednesday.
Information relating to all items of business proposed or considered is published in the Legislative Council's Notice Paper and Minutes of Proceedings.
Proceedings in the House can be followed each sitting day via the live webcast, or the Running Record.
For explanations of each House Paper visit About House Papers.
The Parliament of New South Wales acknowledges and respects the traditional lands of all Aboriginal people, and pays respects to all Elders past and present. We acknowledge the Gadigal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which the Parliament of New South Wales stands.