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Statistics 2017

2017 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 2017.

2017 Statistical Summary
Sittings
Sitting weeks 11
Sitting days 34
Average duration per sitting day [hrs:mins]
(Includes suspensions : for example, for meal breaks)
10:26
Total duration - all sitting days [hrs:mins]
(Includes suspensions : for example, for meal breaks)
354:48
Total duration - suspensions [hrs:mins] 58:57
Sittings after midnight 5
Total duration - sittings after midnight [hrs:mins] 5:55
Legislation
Bills introduced - government 46
Bills introduced - private Members 12
Bills passed - government 43
Bills passed - private Members 1

Bills referred to committees

56
Questions
Questions asked in Question Time 618
Questions asked on notice 1,775
Statements
Ministerial 449
Private Members 267
Petitions
Total petitions 160
Petitioners - all petitions 145,113
Paper petitions 75
Petitioners - paper petitions 38,605
e-petitions 85
Petitioners - e-petitions 106,508
Tabled Papers
Tabled papers
(Includes papers tabled on sitting and non sitting days)
2,184
Business conducted in the Assembly
Question Time [hrs:mins] 33:48
Ministerial Statements [hrs:mins] 21:13
Private Members' statements [hrs:mins] 15:06
Private Members' motions [hrs:mins] 20:46
Bills - government [hrs:mins]
(Includes introduction and debate)
143:55
Bills - private Members [hrs:mins]
(Includes introduction and debate)
6:54
Other parliamentary business [hrs:mins]
(Includes matters of public interest, adjournment
debate, disallowance of statutory instruments, address-in-reply, etc.)
54:09