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Statistics 2015

2015 Statistics

This page contains statistical information, prepared by the Table Office, providing an overview of the work of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland for the period 1 January to 31 December 2015.

2015 Statistical Summary
Sittings
Sitting weeks 10
Sitting days 33
Average duration per sitting day [hrs:mins]
(Includes suspensions : for example, for meal breaks)
10:22
Total duration - all sitting days [hrs:mins]
(Includes suspensions : for example, for meal breaks)
342:37
Total duration - suspensions [hrs:mins] 55:29
Sittings after midnight 7
Total duration - sittings after midnight [hrs:mins] 8:13
Legislation
Bills introduced - government 56
Bills introduced - private Members 17
Bills passed - government 33
Bills passed - private Members 3

Bills referred to committees

70
Questions
Questions asked in Question Time 554
Questions asked on notice 1,600
Statements
Ministerial 384
Private Members 217
Petitions
Total petitions 173
Petitioners - all petitions 202,608
Paper petitions 91
Petitioners - paper petitions 125,085
e-petitions 82
Petitioners - e-petitions 77,523
Tabled Papers
Tabled papers
(Includes papers tabled on sitting and non sitting days)
1,906
Business conducted in the Assembly
Question Time [hrs:mins] 29:16
Ministerial Statements [hrs:mins] 18:20
Private Members' statements [hrs:mins] 12:35
Private Members' motions [hrs:mins] 13:11
Bills - government [hrs:mins]
(Includes introduction and debate)
116:27
Bills - private Members [hrs:mins]
(Includes introduction and debate)
13:38
Other parliamentary business [hrs:mins]
(Includes matters of public interest, adjournment
debate, disallowance of statutory instruments, address-in-reply, etc.)
83:41