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

    Bills referred to committees

    Questions asked in Question Time 804
    Questions asked on notice 2,336
    Ministerial 575
    Private Members 336
    Total petitions 155
    Petitioners - all petitions 212,966
         Paper petitions 73
         Petitioners - paper petitions 57,893
         e-petitions 82
         Petitioners - e-petitions 155,073
Tabled Papers
    Tabled papers
     (Includes papers tabled on sitting and non sitting days)
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)
    Bills - private Members [hrs:mins]
     (Includes introduction and debate)
    Other parliamentary business [hrs:mins]
     (Includes matters of public interest, adjournment
     debate, disallowance of statutory instruments, address-in-reply, etc.)