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Statistics 2018

2018 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 2018.

2018 Statistical Summary
Sittings
    Sitting weeks 12
    Sitting days 37
    Average duration per sitting day [hrs:mins]
     (Includes suspensions : for example, for meal breaks)
9:38
    Total duration - all sitting days [hrs:mins]
     (Includes suspensions : for example, for meal breaks)
356:50
    Total duration - suspensions [hrs:mins] 39:54
    Sittings after midnight 2
    Total duration - sittings after midnight [hrs:mins] 2:56
Legislation
    Bills introduced - government 45
    Bills introduced - private Members 9
    Bills passed - government 30
    Bills passed - private Members 0

    Bills referred to committees

51
Questions
    Questions asked in Question Time 629
    Questions asked on notice 1,764  
Statements
    Ministerial 475
    Private Members 220
Petitions
    Total petitions 203
    Petitioners - all petitions 198,639
         Paper petitions 80
         Petitioners - paper petitions 64,585
         e-petitions 123
         Petitioners - e-petitions 134,054
Tabled Papers
    Tabled papers
     (Includes papers tabled on sitting and non sitting days)
1,926
Business conducted in the Assembly
    Question Time [hrs:mins] 35:06
    Ministerial Statements [hrs:mins] 21:51
    Private Members' statements [hrs:mins] 11:17
    Private Members' motions [hrs:mins] 12:23
    Bills - government [hrs:mins]
     (Includes introduction and debate)
144:50
    Bills - private Members [hrs:mins]
     (Includes introduction and debate)
1:47
    Other parliamentary business [hrs:mins]
     (Includes matters of public interest, adjournment
     debate, disallowance of statutory instruments, address-in-reply, etc.)
89:42
     Debate of petitions and committee reports  3:51