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Statistics 2013

2013 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 2013.

2013 Statistical Summary
Sittings
    Sitting weeks 13
    Sitting days 40
    Average duration per sitting day [hrs:mins]
     (Includes suspensions : for example, for meal breaks)
11:02
    Total duration - all sitting days [hrs:mins]
     (Includes suspensions : for example, for meal breaks)
441:58
    Total duration - suspensions [hrs:mins] 71:12
    Sittings after midnight 8
    Total duration - sittings after midnight [hrs:mins] 15:51
Legislation
    Bills introduced - government 60
    Bills introduced - private Members 11
    Bills passed - government 64
    Bills passed - private Members 0

    Bills referred to committees 

60
Questions
    Questions asked in Question Time 660
    Questions asked on notice  884
Statements
    Ministerial 305
    Private Members 350
Petitions
    Total petitions 167
    Petitioners - all petitions 126,594
         Paper petitions 72
         Petitioners - paper petitions 75,975
         e-petitions 95
         Petitioners - e-petitions 50,619
Tabled Papers
    Tabled papers
    (Includes papers tabled on sitting and non sitting days)
2,323
Business conducted in the Assembly
    Question Time [hrs:mins] 38:57
    Ministerial Statements [hrs:mins] 16:36
    Private Members' statements [hrs:mins] 17:24
    Private Members' motions [hrs:mins] 12:30
    Bills - government [hrs:mins]
     (Includes introduction and debate)
205:39
    Bills - private Members [hrs:mins]
     (Includes introduction and debate)
5:24
    Other parliamentary business [hrs:mins]
     (Includes matters of public interest, adjournment
     debate, disallowance of statutory instruments, address-in-reply, etc.)
74:16