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Statistics 2016

2016 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 2016.

2016 Statistical Summary
Sittings
Sitting weeks 14
Sitting days 43
Average duration per sitting day [hrs:mins]
(Includes suspensions : for example, for meal breaks)
11:38
Total duration - all sitting days [hrs:mins]
(Includes suspensions : for example, for meal breaks)
500:31
Total duration - suspensions [hrs:mins] 76:07
Sittings after midnight 13
Total duration - sittings after midnight [hrs:mins] 23:41
Legislation
Bills introduced - government 54
Bills introduced - private Members 7
Bills passed - government 62
Bills passed - private Members 3

Bills referred to committees

57
Questions
Questions asked in Question Time 804
Questions asked on notice 2,336
Statements
Ministerial 575
Private Members 336
Petitions
Total petitions 154
Petitioners - all petitions 212,455
Paper petitions 74
Petitioners - paper petitions 57,973
e-petitions 81
Petitioners - e-petitions 155,003
Tabled Papers
Tabled papers
(Includes papers tabled on sitting and non sitting days)
2,274
Business conducted in the Assembly
Question Time [hrs:mins] 42:51
Ministerial Statements [hrs:mins] 28:00
Private Members' statements [hrs:mins] 17:57
Private Members' motions [hrs:mins] 24:53
Bills - government [hrs:mins]
(Includes introduction and debate)
230:29
Bills - private Members [hrs:mins]
(Includes introduction and debate)
13:04
Other parliamentary business [hrs:mins]
(Includes matters of public interest, adjournment
debate, disallowance of statutory instruments, address-in-reply, etc.)
67:10