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Statistics 2012

2012 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 2012.

2012 Statistical Summary
Sittings
    Sitting weeks 12
    Sitting days 37
    Average duration per sitting day [hrs:mins]
     (Includes suspensions : for example, for meal breaks)
10:34
    Total duration - all sitting days [hrs:mins]
     (Includes suspensions : for example, for meal breaks)
391:02
    Total duration - suspensions [hrs:mins] 62:53
    Sittings after midnight 7
    Total duration - sittings after midnight [hrs:mins] 6:49
Legislation
    Bills introduced - government 60
    Bills introduced - private Members 3
    Bills passed - government 46
    Bills passed - private Members 0

    Bills referred to committees 

57
Questions
    Questions asked in Question Time 604
    Questions asked on notice  879
Statements
    Ministerial 230
    Private Members 296
Petitions
    Total petitions 192
    Petitioners - all petitions 154,549
         Paper petitions 98
         Petitioners - paper petitions 62,340
         e-petitions 94
         Petitioners - e-petitions 92,209
Tabled Papers
    Tabled papers
    (Includes papers tabled on sitting and non sitting days)
2,295
Business conducted in the Assembly
    Question Time [hrs:mins] 35:03
    Ministerial Statements [hrs:mins] 13:00
    Private Members' statements [hrs:mins] 13:49
    Private Members' motions [hrs:mins] 11:27
    Bills - government [hrs:mins]
     (Includes introduction and debate)
178:34
    Bills - private Members [hrs:mins]
     (Includes introduction and debate)
0:14
    Other parliamentary business [hrs:mins]
     (Includes matters of public interest, adjournment
     debate, disallowance of statutory instruments, address-in-reply, etc.)
76:02