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Statistics 2009

2009 Statistics

This page contains statistical information, prepared by the Chamber and Procedural Services Office, providing an overview of the work of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland for the period 1 January to 31 December 2009.

2009 Statistical Summary
Sittings
    Sitting weeks 13
    Sitting days 40
    Average duration per sitting day [hrs:mins]
     (Includes suspensions : for example, for meal breaks)
12:18
    Total duration - all sitting days [hrs:mins]
     (Includes suspensions : for example, for meal breaks)
492:00
    Total duration - suspensions [hrs:mins] 98:52
    Sittings after midnight 4
    Total duration - sittings after midnight [hrs:mins] 5:08
Legislation 
    Bills introduced - government 62
    Bills introduced - private Members 9
    Bills passed - government 53
    Bills passed - private Members 0
Questions
    Questions asked in Question Time 667
    Questions asked on notice 1,988
Statements
    Ministerial 634
    Private Members 193
Petitions
    Total petitions 171
    Petitioners - all petitions 419,746
         Paper petitions 108
         Petitioners - paper petitions 118,837
         e-petitions 63
         Petitioners - e-petitions 300,909
Tabled Papers
    Tabled papers
    (Includes papers tabled on sitting and non sitting days)
1,769
Business conducted in the Assembly
    Question Time [hrs:mins] 38:05
    Ministerial Statements [hrs:mins] 32:20
    Private Members' statements [hrs:mins] 6:40
    Private Members' motions [hrs:mins] 13:01
    Bills - government [hrs:mins]
     (Includes introduction and debate)
227:25
    Bills - private Members [hrs:mins]
     (Includes introduction and debate)
7:18
    Other parliamentary business [hrs:mins]
     (Includes matters of public interest, adjournment
     debate, disallowance of statutory instruments, address-in-reply, etc.)
68:19