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Statistics 2011

2011 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 2011.

2011 Statistical Summary
Sittings
    Sitting weeks 14
    Sitting days 43
    Average duration per sitting day [hrs:mins]
     (Includes suspensions : for example, for meal breaks)
11:11
    Total duration - all sitting days [hrs:mins]
     (Includes suspensions : for example, for meal breaks)
481:22
    Total duration - suspensions [hrs:mins] 89:51
    Sittings after midnight 2
    Total duration - sittings after midnight [hrs:mins] 1:23
Legislation
    Bills introduced - government 62
    Bills introduced - private Members 6
    Bills passed - government 46
    Bills passed - private Members 1

    Bills referred to committees 

49
Questions
    Questions asked in Question Time 709
    Questions asked on notice  2,144
Statements
    Ministerial 470
    Private Members 399
Petitions
    Total petitions 239
    Petitioners - all petitions 189,459
         Paper petitions 133
         Petitioners - paper petitions 117,830
         e-petitions 106
         Petitioners - e-petitions 71,629
Tabled Papers
    Tabled papers
    (Includes papers tabled on sitting and non sitting days)
2,370
Business conducted in the Assembly
    Question Time [hrs:mins] 42:20
    Ministerial Statements [hrs:mins] 24:52
    Private Members' statements [hrs:mins] 13:46
    Private Members' motions [hrs:mins] 13:48
    Bills - government [hrs:mins]
     (Includes introduction and debate)
201:02
    Bills - private Members [hrs:mins]
     (Includes introduction and debate)
9:12
    Other parliamentary business [hrs:mins]
     (Includes matters of public interest, adjournment
     debate, disallowance of statutory instruments, address-in-reply, etc.)
86:31